Leucanthemum × superbum
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Asterales||Flowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies|
|Family||Asteraceae||The aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers|
|Genus||Leucanthemum||From the Greek leukos, “white,” and anthemon, “flower,” C. leucanthemum is the Old World ox-eye daisy now renamed Leucanthemum vulgare|
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Leucanthemum × superbum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2011.
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8/4/2007 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA