Bellis perennis and Bellis sylvestris, referred to as the common daisy and the southern daisy respectively, are extremely similar species in the genus Bellis. However differences do exist between the two, primarily the shape of the petals and size and length of the stem and head.

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Bellis Perennis versus Bellis Sylvestris comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartBellis PerennisBellis Sylvestris
Average Plant Height 15cm 30cm
Leaf Shape Roundish spatulate with slender stalks Elongated spatulate with winged stalks
Leaf Veins One central vein one central vein and several branching sub-veins
Head Diameter 30-40mm 15-30mm

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