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Sep 4, 2016 1:59 PM CST
|Both Leucanthemum and marguerite are daisy like in appearance but are they the same family?
I have seen the wild flower ox eye daisy described as a marguerite - is this correct?
I have also read that leucanthemum are members of Aster family - all very confusing!
Could you provide clarification, please?
Sep 4, 2016 2:15 PM CST
|Common names can cause much confusion but "Oxeye Daisy" and "Marguerite Daisy" are related; both are in the Asteraceae family of plants, just different genus.
Marguerite Daisy (Argyranthemum frutescens)
Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)
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