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Taxon: Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.

Genus: Leucanthemum
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Anthemideae subtribe: Leucantheminae
Nomen number: 104402
Place of publication: Fl. franç. 2:137. 1779 ("1778")
Comment: based on Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L.
Name verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 86 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CO(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)*°, HI(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)°, ID*, IL(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)°, IN(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)°, KS(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)°, KY(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)°, MT(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)*°, OH°, OH(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)*, UT(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)*°, WA*°, WI°, WV(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)°, WY*°, WY(as Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • dog daisy   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • margriet   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • marguerite daisy   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • moon daisy   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • oxeye daisy   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • white daisy   (Source: Baileya 23:156. 1991) – English
  • whiteweed   (Source: Baileya 23:156. 1991) – English
  • yellow daisy   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • bin ju   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • grande marguerite   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – French
  • leucanthéme commun   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • leucanthéme vulgaire   (Source: L Noms French ed7 ) – French
  • marguerite blanche   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • frühblühende Margerite   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • gewöhnliche Wucherblume   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – German
  • Magerwiesen-Margerite   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • nivjanik obyknovennyj   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • popovnik   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • romaška lugovaja   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • prästkrage   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Caucasus: Armenia
    Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    Southern Africa: South Africa
    China: China
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola
    Western South America: Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

  • also cultivated




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