Leucanthemum nthemum vulgaree
ALSO KNOWNWN AS: marguerite daisy sy DISTRIBUTION: ON: abundant all over ver NZ ABOUT: a pretty etty perennial garden escapee e that grows along roadsides s in summer with bold white, e, yellow-centred flowers. USES: the spoon-shaped oon-shaped leaves of the young plantnt (not once it has gone to flower) in autumn/winter mn/winter are very tasty additions to salads lads and smoothies. The flowers can also o be eaten as fritters or to garnish a dish. sh. Medicinally they have been used to treatreat whooping cough, asthma, as a tea a to calm nerves, and for soothing conjunctivitisunctivitis of the eyes. The leaves have beenen used to treat bruises, wounds and ulcers.cers. This plant also attracts beneficial cial insects like the mason bee (wasp). asp).
OxeyeOxey daisy bruschetta
1 1h handful of oxeye daisy g greens, chopped 2 g garlic cloves, crushed 14 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 ts tsp red wine vinegar oliv olive oil sa salt & pepper cru crusty bread