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Bellis perennis
English daisy, lawn daisy
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Introduced throughout the United States; chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon

Habitat: Lawns and cultivated areas, usually where moist

Flowers: March - September

Origin: Introduced

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Perennial with fibrous roots and spreading hairs, the naked flowering stalks 5-20 cm. high.

Leaves:

All basal, the blade elliptic or obovate to orbicular, dentate with small teeth, up to 4 cm. long and 2 cm. wide, narrowed to a petiole about the same length.

Flowers:

Heads solitary, radiate, the disk 5-10 mm. wide, yellow; rays numerous, pistillate, white to pink, about 1 cm. long; pappus none.

Fruits:

Achenes compressed, 2 nerved.

Accepted Name:
Bellis perennis L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 886. 1753. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Bellis perennis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Bellis perennis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Bellis perennis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Bellis perennis photos.

USDA Plants: Bellis perennis information.

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