Oxeye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)
Appearance: Perennial herbaceous plant, thin 1- 2' tall stems typically branch above to produce two or more flower heads; smells like sage. It is the only large white daisy that has escaped gardens.
Leaves: Alternate, deeply cut and lobed.
Flowers: White daisies with yellow central disc, 2" across, bloom all summer.
Seeds: Tufted, dispersed by wind.
Roots: Spread vegetatively with horizontal stems growing below the soil surface, called rhizomes, forming roots and producing new plants.