[Members of the Sunflower Family with Daisy-like Heads in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Oxeye Daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare

Flower head of Oxeye Daisy: Leucanthemum vulgare

Both photos of oxeye daisy on this page were taken at the Mt. Adams viewpoint on Rd #23 at the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams. Note the numerous small, yellow disk flowers as well as the ring of long, white ray flowers at the outer edge of the disk. Photographed on July 10, 2005.

Leaf of Oxeye Daisy: Leucanthemum vulgare

The photo above shows a close-up of the basal leaf of oxeye daisy. Note the lobed to incised leaf margins. The foliage, especially when younger, is often a much darker green color. Photographed along Rd #23 at the Mt. Adams Viewpoint, about one-half mile south of the intersection with Rd #8810.................September 25, 2005.

Flower head of Oxeye Daisy: Leucanthemum vulgare


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