|Scientific Name||Acourtia wrightii (Perezia wrightii)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ACWR5|
|Common Name||Pink Perezzia, Brownfoot, Wright's Desertpeony||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36457|
|Description||Habitat: Gravelly or sandy soils on rocky slopes, in grasslands and shrublands.
Plant: Erect leafy perennial, usually single-stemmed, 1 to 4 ft. tall.
Leaves: Alternate, lanceolate to elliptic, 1-1/4 to 5 inches long, and sessile; edges are minutely and unevely toothed.
Inflorescence: Clusters of fragrant, small, rayless, composite, flower heads in corymb-like panicles, each head up to 1 inch across, with 8 to 11 florets with pink to lavender or almost white corollas; conspicuous protruding stamens.
Bloom Period: January to November.
References: SEINet, "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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