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

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.


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]