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What has caused my oxeye daisies to mutate?

This is a known phenotype, including among asters (see also here), known as "doubling" or "double flowering". In the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, it is well described as a ...
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What has caused my oxeye daisies to mutate?

Keep in mind that not all unusual forms come from mutations. In addition to the previous answer that MadaboutMonarchs suggested, it may be just a developmental glitch, maybe due to insect damage or ...
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What has caused my oxeye daisies to mutate?

It's likely not a mutation, but rather a change in gene expression. Other asterids (like Chrysanthemums) like your daisies, have two different types of florets, rays and discs. The rays are the white ...
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Ontario plant with 3-5 leaflets per compound leaf

This appears to be Aralia nudicaulus, wild sarsaparilla. It has a main stem that branches in three, with compound leaves with 3-5 (7) serrate leaflets. It occurs in your area. From Wildflowers of ...
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Ontario plant with 3-5 leaflets per compound leaf

This is almost certainly poison ivy. When you said the leaves had a greasy feel, alarm bells started ringing and I hit up Google, and the images I got for poison ivy bore a very close resemblance to ...
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What is this unusual Plantago?

After some more research I was able to find an article about mutations in Plantago lanceolata. The author observed that mutations in the flowers of these species were more frequent when the plant had ...
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