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Flower  Ox-Eye Daisy

Ox-Eye Daisy - Photo  Copyright 2000 Gary Bradley Photo: G. Bradley

Latin name: Leucanthemum vulgare

Size: Approximately 60cms tall

Distribution: Found throughout most of the UK

Flowering months: June to September

Habitat: Roadsides, meadows, and waste ground.

Special features: Sometimes called the 'dog daisy', or 'Marguerite' after the French princess who adopted it as her official emblem. Ox-eye daisies were once used as a remedy for chest problems. The flowers are about 5cms across.


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