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Leucanthemopsis  alpina (L.) Heywood  trib. Anthemideae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Leucanthemopsis  alpina (L.) Heywood  trib. Anthemideae
SynonymsChrysanthemum alpinum L. (basionym)
 Pyrethrum alpinum (L.) Schrank
 Tanacetum alpinum (L.) Sch. Bip.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern Europe
grassland and scree
Altitude1800-3900m
Description stems ascendent, leaves carnose, pinnatipartite, segments 5-7, capitula solitary, 2-3cm across, phyllaries with broad, black-brown margins, disc yellow
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite, pink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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