Daisy - Bellis perennis

Description

Low hairy plant with leaves in a basal rosette. Flowerheads with a yellow disc and numerous narrow white rays. 15 to 30 mm solitary on long slender stalks, the rays often tipped with red or flushed with purplish red beneath.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Short grassy habitats, lawns etc.

When to see it

Flowers nearly all year round.

Life History

Perennial.

UK Status

Very common throughout Britain.

VC55 Status

Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 596 of the 617 tetrads.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map