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Common name
Tausendschön (German), lawn daisy (English), European daisy (English), English daisy (English), vellorita (Spanish), pâquerette (French), Gänseblümchen (German)
Similar species
The English daisy Bellis perennis is a pasture weed that can get aggressive and dominant sometimes leading to lower pasture production. It is found growing in lawns, pastures (especially wetter areas), waste places, forest margins and clearings, stream banks, seepages, cultivated land, dunes and tussock grassland.

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Compiler: IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) with support from the Overseas Territories Environmental Programme (OTEP) project XOT603, a joint project with the Cayman Islands Government - Department of Environment


Publication date: 2010-11-10

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2021) Species profile: Bellis perennis. Downloaded from on 26-10-2021.

Countries (or multi-country features) with distribution records for Bellis perennis
  • albania
  • austria
  • azerbaijan
  • belgium
  • czech republic
  • denmark
  • ex-yugoslavia
  • france
  • germany
  • greece
  • hungary
  • iran, islamic republic of
  • israel
  • italy
  • libyan arab jamahiriya
  • poland
  • portugal
  • russian federation
  • spain
  • switzerland
  • syrian arab republic
  • turkey
  • ukraine
  • united kingdom
Informations on Bellis perennis has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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7 references found for Bellis perennis

Management information
Otley H, Munro G, Clausen A and Ingham B. 2008. Falkland Islands State of the Environment Report 2008. Falkland Islands Government and Falklands Conservation, Stanley.
Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER), 2006. Bellis perennis
Summary: Available from: [Accessed 5 October 2010]
General information
Broughton, D. A. & McAdam, J. H. 2002. The Non-native Vascular Flora of the Falkland Islands. Botanical Journal of Scotland, 2002, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p153, 38p; (AN 9063913)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), 2010. Bellis perennis L.
Summary: Available from: [Accessed 5 October 2010]
USDA, NRCS, 2010. Bellis perennis L. lawndaisy. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Summary: Available from: [Accessed 5 October 2010]
Varnham, K. 2006 (Updated 2009). Database of non-native species occurring in UK Overseas Territories. JNCC Report 372, Peterborough, United Kingdom.
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Bellis perennis
Tausendschön, lawn daisy, European daisy, English daisy, vellorita, pâquerette, Gänseblümchen
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Recommended citation
(2021). Bellis perennis. IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT).