|Scientific Name||Bahia absinthifolia||USDA PLANTS Symbol||BAAB|
|Common Name||Yerba Raton, Hairyseed Bahia||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36791|
|Description||Habitat: Dry slopes, hillsides, flats and along arroyos, from 2,500 to 5,500 ft.
Plant: Spreading perennial 4 to 16 inches tall, branching from base.
Leaves: Gray-green, highly variable shape from simple lanceolate to oblong to once or twice ternately-lobed; 3/8 to 2 inches long; lower leaves opposite; upper leaves alternate.
Inflorescence: One or a few composite flower heads at the ends of long stems, each 1-1/4 inch across with 10 to 13 yellow rays and numerous yellow disk florets.
Bloom Period: April to October.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and SEINet.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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