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Glebionis coronaria - Crown Daisy

Phylum: Magnoliophyta - Class: Equisetopsida - Order: Asterales - Family: Asteraceae

Glebionys coronaria, Crown Daisy

Glebionis coronaria, formerly Chrysanthemum coronarium, is one of the most-loved of the common Mediterranean wildflowers.

Closeup of flowers of Glebionys coronaria, Crown Daisy

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.

The specimens shown here were photographed in the Algarve in March.

Acknowledgements

This page includes pictures kindly contributed by Ray Tipper.


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