Monographs Details: Chrysanthemum
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Family:Asteraceae
Scientific Name:Chrysanthemum
Description:Genus Description - Heads radiate or seldom discoid, the rays pistillate and fertile, white or sometimes yellow or anthocyanic; invol bracts ± imbricate in 2–4 series, dry, at least the margins and tips scarious or hyaline, the midrib sometimes greenish; receptacle flat or convex, naked; disk-fls tubular and perfect, the cor with (4)5 lobes; style-branches flattened, truncate, penicillate; achenes subterete or angular, 5–10-ribbed, or those of the rays with 2–3 wing-angles; pappus a short crown, or none; herbs or seldom shrubs with alternate, entire or toothed to occasionally pinnatifid lvs and hemispheric or depressed- hemispheric heads. 100, N. Hemisphere, espec. Old World.

Common Names:chrysanthemum