Glebionis coronaria - Crown Daisy

Chrysanthemum coronarium - Crown Daisy

Taxonomy

Phylum: Anthophyta

Class: Equisetopsida

Order: Asterales

Family: Asteraceae

Glebionis coronaria, formerly Chrysanthemum coronarium is one of the most-loved of the common Mediterranean wildflowers, the Crown Daisy blooms throughout the region on roadsides and in abandoned farmland from March right through until September. The flowers are usually yellow and white (as above), but are sometimes completely yellow.

This specimen was photographed in the Algarve in March.


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