Name: Oxeye Daisy
Scientific name: Leucanthemum vulgare
Nature Stars: 50
About: A typical meadow plant, the oxeye thrives on road-side verges and in neglected waste ground. Flowers July to September.
How to identify: Easy to identify by its large, round flower heads on tall stems and thin, jagged leaves.
Where: Very common across all of the UK and Ireland.
Fantastic fact: The petal-plucking game 'He loves me, he loves me not' is thought to have started with this flower.
Photograph credit: Les Binns