Daisy - Bellis perennis


    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

    Short grassy habitats, lawns etc.

    When to see it

    Flowers nearly all year round.

    Life History


    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

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

    UK Map