The Crown Daisy

The Crown Daisy (Lellux in Maltese) is a very common flower, that blooms from January to June.  It grows on both cultivated and disturbed grounds, near seashores and garigue areas. It is very common in the Mediterranean region.

Its leaves are dark green, hairy and pinnately-lobed.  Its flowers are pale yellow, and its flower-head is 30-60mm.  The stems may reach a height of around 60cm.

The following document, prepared by Alison P. Lang and Martina Micallef, includes more information about the Crown Daisy.

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