Asteraceae/Compositae. Genus of 26 species of perennials from rocky alpine slopes and moist meadows, grassland and wasteland in Europe and temperate Asia. They have alternate, entire, deeply pinnatifid, toothed scalloped or lobed leaves and solitary, daisy-like terminal flowerheads, usually white with yellow disc-florets. Good for wild gardens or herbaceous border and for cut flowers. Grow in sun or part shade, moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil.