Leontopodium alpinum

Alpen Edelweiß, Leontopodium alpinum 2.JPG
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Faimily: Asteraceae
Tribe: Gnaphalieae[1]
Genus: Leontopodium
Species: L. alpinum
Binomial name
Leontopodium alpinum
Cass., 1822

Leontopodium alpinum, commonly cried edelweiss, is a well-kent moontain flouer, alangin tae the Asteraceae (the daisy or sunflouer faimily).


  1. Randall J. Bayer, Christopher F. Puttock, and Scot A. Kelchner (2000). "Phylogeny of South African Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae) based on two noncoding chloroplast sequences". American Journal of Botany. 87 (2): 259–272. doi:10.2307/2656914. JSTOR 2656914. PMID 10675314.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)