Leucanthemum vulgare or
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

(Oxeye Daisy)
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Noxious Weed!

Oxeye Daisy is an escaped ornamental that has become a noxious weed in Colorado. Flower heads are solitary at the top of stems that grow 1 to 2 feet high. Plants spread via rhizomes and are usually found growing as patches. Oxeye Daisy often grows in grassy meadows, displacing native species. This species is often found in wildflower mixes, but sale of this species is illegal in Colorado. Check the label on seed packets before planting. If the packet contains Oxeye Daisy, don't plant it!

Vegetation zone:  Foothills, Montane
Time of bloom:  June - September
Origin:  Introduced  Noxious Weed
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers