Leucanthemum vulgare

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesDog Daisy, Field Daisy, Marguerite, Moon Daisy, Moon-penny, Ox-eye Daisy, Oxeye Daisy, Poor-land Flower, Poverty Weed, White Daisy
SynonymsBellis major Garsault [Invalid]; Chamaemelum leucanthemum (L.) E.H.L.Krause; Chrysanthemum dentatum Gilib. [Invalid]; Chrysanthemum ircutianum Turcz.; Chrysanthemum lanceolatum Pers.; Chrysanthemum lanceolatum Vest; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum f. leucanthemum; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L.; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum subsp. lanceolatum (DC.) E.Mayer; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum subsp. leucanthemum; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum var. boecheri B.Boivin; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum var. leucanthemum; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum var. pinnatifidum Lecoq & Lamotte; Chrysanthemum leucanthemum var. subpinnatifidum Fernald; Chrysanthemum montanum var. heterophyllum (Willd.) Koch; Chrysanthemum montanum Willd. [Illegitimate]; Chrysanthemum praecox (M.Bieb.) DC.; Chrysanthemum pratense Salisb.; Chrysanthemum sylvestre Willd.; Chrysanthemum vulgare (Lam.) Gaterau; Chrysanthemum vulgare var. vulgare; Leucanthemum atratum var. heterophyllum (Willd.) Rouy; Leucanthemum lanceolatum DC.; Leucanthemum leucanthemum (L.) Rydb. [Illegitimate]; Leucanthemum praecox (Horvati?) Villard; Leucanthemum vulgare subsp. heterophyllum (Willd.) SoĆ³; Leucanthemum vulgare subsp. incisum Arcang.; Leucanthemum vulgare subsp. praecox Horvati?; Leucanthemum vulgare subsp. vulgare; Leucanthemum vulgare var. pinnatifidum (Lecoq & Lamotte) Moldenke; Leucanthemum vulgare var. vulgare; Matricaria leucanthemum (L.) Desr.; Matricaria leucanthemum (L.) Scop.; Pontia heterophylla (Willd.) Bubani; Pontia vulgaris Bubani; Pyrethrum leucanthemum (L.) Franch.; Tanacetum leucanthemum (L.) Sch.Bip.
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologySeeds do not have structures (wings, bristles) for long-distance dispersal
Maximum height (m)0.9
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeEurope, Asia
Exotic range (Australia)SA, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS
Exotic range (other)Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Atlantic Ocean Islands, Pacific Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Roadsides, Pastures, Bushland, Grassland, Riparian systems, Wet sclerophyll forest, Wetland
Soil type (exotic)Moist soils
Decade of introduction1850

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 303838022636368
RCP 8.5 2050 303434002240360
RCP 8.5 2070 303438001842360

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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Further Information