|Scientific Name||Baccharis neglecta||USDA PLANTS Symbol||BANE2|
|Common Name||Poverty Weed, Rooseveltweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||35692|
|Description||Habitat: Calcareous soils (mainly); roadsides, disturbed areas, waste areas.
Plant: Weak, open perennial bush 3 to 9 feet tall.
Leaves: Narrowly elliptic to linear, sessile leaves 1 to 2-1/2 inches long.
Inflorescence: Panicles of large numbers of white flowers; pistillate (female) flowers produce long, white pappus hairs. Showy plant in bloom.
Bloom Period: September and October.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and SEINet.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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