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Leucanthemum catananche). Tufted, to 15cm in height. Leaves all basal, silvery grey-green, narrow, with irregularly placed pointed lobes rather like an antler. Flowerheads solitary, to 5cm wide, the ray dorets cream to yellow with a dark red basal zone. Morocco, in the mountains. Not reliably hardy and best in the alpine house.

a, C. catananche; b, C. cinerarifolia; c, C. corymbosa;