Leucanthemum vulgare

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Leucanthemum vulgare
White gowan
White Ox-ee daisy flouer
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Leucanthemum
Species: L. vulgare
Binomial name
Leucanthemum vulgare
Lam.

Leucanthemum vulgare, the white gowan, (syn. Chrysanthemum leucanthemum), is a widespread flouerin plant native tae Europe an the temperate regions o Asie an an introduced plant tae North Americae, Australie, an New Zealand. It is ane o a nummer o Asteraceae faimily plants tae be cried a "daisy", an haes the vernacular names: common daisy, dug daisy, muin daisy, an oxe-ee daisy.

Leucanthemum vulgare is a typical grassland perennial wildflouer, growin in a variety o plant commonties includin meadows an fields, unner scrub an open-canopy forests, an in disturbed auries.[1]

Leucanthemum is frae the Auncient Greek λευκός ("white") an ἄνθεμον ("flouer").

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