Soft shrub to 1 m; lvs crowded toward the ends of the stout branches, firm, broadly oblanceolate to oblong-spatulate, sessile or nearly so, 3-10 נ1-3 cm, toothed above the middle; heads naked-pedunculate, solitary at the branch- tips, much like those of nos. 1 [Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L.] and 2 [Chrysanthemum lacustre Brot.]; 2n=18. Native of Japan, escaped from cult. onto beaches in N.Y. and N.J. Sept., Oct. (Nipponanthemum n.)
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