|Scientific Name||Amblyolepis setigera||USDA PLANTS Symbol||AMSE|
|Common Name||Huisache Daisy||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||182438|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy loam and calcareous soils in disturbed areas, plains, prairies and hillsides.
Plant: Erect or sprawling annual 4 to 20 inches tall; one to several stems, few branches; aromatic; smooth or hairy foliage.
Leaves: Bluish-green, alternate leaves along stems; lower leaves are spatulate to oblanceolate with narrow bases, sessile and up to 4 inches long; midstem leaves are ovate, up to 2 inches long, and clasping; no leaves on upper portions of stems; long-hairy margins.
Inflorescence: Solitary composite flowers 1-1/2 inches across with 8 to 10 rays with 3 or 4 notches at tips, and numerous disk florets; disk becoming dome shaped; 8 long, green, narrowly elliptic outer phyllaries.
Bloom Period: February to July.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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