Ox-eye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare

Also known as: dog daisy, moon daisy


Best time to see: mid Jun to mid Aug

Key facts

Large white-and-yellow daisies on upright stems, growing up to 1m tall

One of the first plants to colonise new grassland, it now covers miles of roadside verges and meadows

Native to Europe, it is now common in North America and viewed by some as a noxious weed

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Photo © Tony Gunton