Taxon: Leucanthemum maximum (Ramond) DC.

 
Genus: Leucanthemum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Anthemideae
        Subtribe: Leucantheminae
Nomen number: 317334
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:46. 1838 ("1837")
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 23 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • daisy-chrysanthemum  (Source: Baileya) - English
  • max-chrysanthemum  (Source: Baileya) - English
  • Pyrenäen-Margerite  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Wyoming
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • East Europe: Latvia
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Soreng, R. J. & E. A. Cope 1991. On the taxonomy of cultivated species of the Chrysanthemum genus-complex (Anthemideae; Compositae) (Baileya) 23:156.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image