Leucanthemum heterophyllum

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Leucanthemum heterophyllum DC.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Leucanthemum heterophyllum, commonly known as variousleaf ox-eye daisy, is a perennial.

Naming

Philipp Johann Ferdinand Schur already described Leucanthemum heterophyllum but the name was validly published by Carl Frederik Nyman in 1879.

Taxonomy

Leucanthemum heterophyllum is a species in the genus Leucanthemum which contains approximately 52 to 118 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Leucanthemum heterophyllum has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are lanceolate and serrulate.

Flowers and Fruits

Leucanthemum heterophyllum produces solitary white many-stellate flowers from July to August.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Leucanthemum heterophyllum is native to the southern Alps and the central regions of the Apennine Peninsula.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be sandy loam.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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