Leucanthemum vulgare de Lamarck 1779 (Family Asteraceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 30-60cm
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - August (Earliest: 1.5)

Protective Chemicals
Pyrrolizidine
Alkaloids
Platyphilline, Senecionine
Sesquiterpenoids Bisabolol, Farnesene, Nerolidol
Flavonoids Apigenin, Chrysin, Hyperin,
Isorhamnetin, Luteolin, Quercetin, Rutin
Other Phenolics Caffeic & Chlorogenic Acids, Tannins
Polyacetylenes Methylbutyrate


Lucilia caesar
Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Tenthredo notha

Monosapyga clavicornis

Several Nymphalidae

Ochlodes sylvanus

Thymelicus sylvestris

Aporia crataegi

Lycaena helle

Oligia fasciuncula

Panemeria tenebrata

Atolmis rubricollis

Euclidia glyphica

Cauchas rufimitrella

Nemophora degeerella

Crambus lathoniellus

Dichrorampha simpliciana

Anthophila fabriciana

Ematurga atomaria

Gillmeria ochrodactyla

Adscita statices

Glyphipteri simpliciella

Glyphipterix thrasonella

Several Calliphoridae

Several Empididae

Many Syrphidae

Several Tachinidae

Phaonia incana

Spilogona denigrata

Conops quadrifasciatus

Chrysops caecutiens

Rhagio vitripennis

Saltella sphondylii

Physiphora alceae

Several Cerambycidae

Oedemera flavipes

Oedemera lurida

Hemicrepidius niger

Limonius minutus

Brassicogethes aeneus

Cychramus luteus

Clytra laeviuscula

Mordella holomelaena

Trichodes apiarius

Podistra schoenherri

Dasytes niger

Several Miridae

Carpocoris purpureipennis

Dolycoris baccarum

Himacerus apterus
Parasites:
Chromatomyia syngenesiae

Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Several Noctuidae

Several Tortricidae

Coleophora trochilella Larva
Sapivores:
Orthocephalus coriaceus

Philaenus spumarius
Florivores:
Several Tortricidae

Eupithecia satyrata

Protaetia cuprea

Cryptocephalus hypochaeridis

Larinus planus

Haplothrips leucanthemi

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Marguerite


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