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English Daisy
Bellis perennis

English Daisy (Bellis perennis) Other common names: Garden Daisy

French names: P‚querette vivace

Family: Composite Family (Asteraceae)

Group: Daisies

Similar species:
  •   Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) - Much taller.


Flowers: Summer;  White;  7 or more parts (petals)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas;  Grows in lawns.

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: perennis: perennial


Photographs: 37 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

English Daisy (Bellis perennis)

English Daisy plants typically grow in lawns.

English Daisy (Bellis perennis)

English Daisy (Bellis perennis)

A spider lies in wait on this flower.

English Daisy (Bellis perennis)

English Daisy leaves.


Range map for English Daisy (Bellis perennis)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)