A picture of a Creeping Ox-eye

Creeping Ox-eye

Sphagneticola spp.

Sphagneticola trilobata 3 by Franz Xaver (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Frost Hardy


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More images of Creeping Ox-eye

Some Sphagneticola growing in the wild
A yellow Sphagneticola flower with green leaves
A close up of some Sphagneticola in a garden
A close up of a yellow Sphagneticola flower and some green leaves

Creeping Ox-eye Overview

Sphagneticola is a genus containing just 4 perennial species in the Asteraceae family. These plants are quite similar in appearance, producing green foliage and bright yellow flowers. They are commonly known by the name Creeping Ox-Eye and some species in this genus are considered invasive. One plant, S. trilobata, is listed in the top 100 of the worlds worst weeds by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Special features of Creeping Ox-eye

Attractive flowers