Stems: glabrous, simple, the branches nearly erect. Leaves: obovate, oblong, coarsely dentate; stem-leaves sessile, partly clasping, linear, pin-nately incised, the uppermost very small, nearly entire. Flowers: solitary, or few, on long peduncles; rays twenty to thirty. Not indigenous.

How many poets have sung the praise of the Daisy, from Robert Burns, who described the little English blossom that grows close to the turf as a "Wee, modest, crimson-tipped flower," to Bliss Carman, the clever Canadian writer, who tells how " Over the shoulders and slopes of the dune

I saw the white daisies go down to the sea - A host in the sunshine, a snow-drift in June, The people God sends us to set our hearts free," and in doing so describes the big wild Ox-eye Daisies which mantle the alpine meadows with their showy white petals and golden hearts.

This is an introduced plant.