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Leucanthemum × superbum

 

Shasta Daisy

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusLeucanthemumFrom the Greek leukos, “white,” and anthemon, “flower,” C. leucanthemum is the Old World ox-eye daisy now renamed Leucanthemum vulgare
Speciessuperbum

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Leucanthemum × superbum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2011.

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Leucanthemum × (Shasta Daisy)

8/4/2007 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA