Bellis sylvestris

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Bellis sylvestris
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Bellis
Species: B. sylvestris
Binomial name
Bellis sylvestris
L.

Bellis sylvestris or the Southern Daisy is a species of the genus Bellis. It is a perennial plant native to central and northern Europe and grows up to fifteen centimetres, or six inches.

Characteristics[edit]

The Southern Daisy has creeping roots commonly referred to as rhizomes. The plant is composed of tens of hundreds of minuscule flowers known as an inflorescence. The plant bears a fruit called achene.[1]

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