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DAISY Bellis perennis (Asteraceae) Height to 10cm. Familiar, downy perennial found growing in lawns and other areas of short grass. FLOWERS are borne in solitary heads, 15-25mm across, on slender stems; they comprise yellow disc florets and white (often faintly crimson-tipped) ray florets (Mar-Oct). FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are spoon-shaped and form prostrate rosettes from which flower stalks arise. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout the region.
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DAISY Bellis perennis (Asteraceae) Height to 10cm. Familiar, downy perennial found growing in lawns and other areas of short grass. FLOWERS are borne in solitary heads, 15-25mm across, on slender stems; they comprise yellow disc florets and white (often faintly crimson-tipped) ray florets (Mar-Oct). FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are spoon-shaped and form prostrate rosettes from which flower stalks arise. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout the region.

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Date: 18 May 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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