Leucanthemum vulgare – OXEYE DAISY Ox-eye daisy is a well-known and tasty grassland perennial and our largest native member of the daisy circle of relatives. It has a medium tall un-branched stem topped by a solitary composite flower of white rays (petals) surrounding a yellow disc floret. Once you familiarize yourself with them the basal leaves of Ox-eye daisy are relatively unique with their toothed spoon form and long leaf stalks. Flowers from Might to September. Ox-eye daisy is sometimes called moon daisy or dog daisy and its old botanical name used to be Chrysanthemum leucanthemum.