|Scientific Name||Ageratina wrightii (Eupatorium wrightii)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||AGWR2|
|Common Name||Wright's Snakeroot, Wright Ageratina||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36477|
|Description||Habitat: Dry areas on open or wooded rocky slopes at higher elevations in the Big Bend.
Plant: Short, rounded shrub, usually less than 2 feet tall, with many short, tangled, leafy stems.
Leaves: Opposite or almost so, rounded ovate-deltoid (triangular) up to 3/4-inch across with blunt tips and 3 main veins; short, narrowly-winged petioles; blade edges smooth or with 3 to 7 very short teeth on each side (shallowly crenate).
Inflorescence: Terminal clusters of 10 to 12 white to pinkish, tubular flowers; ray flowers absent; florets with 5-toothed corollas (resembling tiny petals).
Bloom Period: July to November.
References: SEINet, "Little Big Bend" by Roy Morey and "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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