Asteraceae, the daisy, sunflower, or composite family.
Plant: Small, white or pinkish, daisy-like flower heads on slender stems rise singly from low basal cluster of leaves. Perennial.
Flowers: Daisy-like heads about 3/4" across, with 40-60 white, sometimes pink-tipped rays, and yellow centers. Stems slender, slightly hairy. Involucral bracts hairy, not vertically overlapping (not imbricated).
Leaves: Basal, simple, rounded to spoon-shaped, often toothed.
Habitat: Lawns, low weedy sites.
A European import, as the common name suggests.
In England it is known simply as Common or Lawn Daisy.
This is a common, early spring flower in lawns. It is sometimes considered
Where to find it:
Lawn areas of the park.