Leucanthemum vulgare

Oxeye Daisy


Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum, Field Daisy, Marguerite, Poorland Flower, White Daisy, Whiteweed

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Smooth
Leaf Hairs: None
Leaf Structure: Toothed or rounded lobes
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Fibrous with short rhizomes
Flower Color: White with yellow center


Similar Species

  • Aster, Whiteheath Aster pilosus
  • Chamomile, Corn Anthemis avensis
  • Chamomile, Mayweed Anthemis cotula
  • Chamomile, Scentless Matricaria maritima
  • Daisy, English Bellis perennis
  • Daisy, Marguerite Argyranthemum frutescens
  • Daisy, Shasta Chrysanthemum maximum
  • Daisy, Yellow Ox-Eye Buphthalmum salicifolium
  • Fleabane, Annual Erigeron annuus

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control option not available
  • Post Emergence: 2, 4-D, Clopyralid, Mecoprop-p, Dicamba

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