Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Oxeye Daisy
Leucanthemum vulgare
of the Daisy family
a perennial or biennial
40-80 cm high
blooms May-September
likes grassy places
can be seen in the Visitor Centre's wildflower garden

This flower has several common names including Moon Daisy, Marguerite and Dog Daisy. Juices from boiled Oxeye Daisies was once used to cure chest and liver diseases. Extract from the stem was used to make eye drop