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Lawn Daisy - Bellis perennis
Other Names:  Common Daisy, English Daisy

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Fibrous-rooted perennial. Herbage sparsely strigose. Leaves all basal, petiolate, spatulate, entire to serrate, 2–6 cm long. Inflorescence a solitary head on an erect peduncle 5–15 cm. Heads radiate; involucre 4–6 mm high; phyllaries in 1 series, narrowly ovate, strigose; receptacle conical, naked. Rays white, female; ligules 4–9 mm long. Disk flowers yellow, perfect; corolla 1–2 mm long; style branch appendages deltoid. Pappus absent. Achenes 1–2 mm long, glabrous, obconic (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to much of the northern U.S.; native to Eurasia; collected in Lake and Missoula counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 3

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