Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4, vol. 2. 1754
mostly temperate Europe (some widely cultivated and sparingly adventive).
Species 20–40+ (3 in the flora).
The three leucanthemums recognized here are weakly distinct and are sometimes included (with a dozen or more others) in a single, polymorphic Leucanthemum vulgare.
|1||Blades of basal leaves usually pinnately lobed (lobes 3–7+) and/or irregularly toothed; margins of mid-stem leaves usually irregularly toothed proximally and distally||Leucanthemum vulgare|
|1||Blades of basal leaves not lobed, usually toothed, rarely entire; margins of mid-stem leaves usually entire proximally, regularly serrate distally||> 2|
|2||Blades of cauline leaves oblanceolate to lanceolate or linear, 50–120+ × 8–22+ mm; larger phyllaries 2–3 mm wide; ray cypselae 2–3(–4 mm), apices usually bare, rarely adaxially auriculate||Leucanthemum maximum|
|2||Blades of cauline leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, 30–120+ × 12–25(–35+) mm; larger phyllaries 4–5 mm wide; ray cypselae 3–4 mm, apices usually adaxially auriculate.||Leucanthemum lacustre|
|Author||John L. Strother +|
|Distribution||Mostly temperate Europe (some widely cultivated and sparingly adventive). +|
|Etymology||Greek leuco- , white, and anthemon, flower +|
|Illustrator||Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey +|
|Publication title||Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. +|
|Publication year||1754 +|
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|Taxon family||Asteraceae +|
|Taxon name||Leucanthemum +|
|Taxon parent||Asteraceae tribe Anthemideae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 19 +|