|Scientific Name||Croptilon divaricatum||USDA PLANTS Symbol||CRDI17|
|Common Name||Slender Scratch-daisy, Goldenweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||501796|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy soils in woods, usually in openings, along roadsides, banks, and fencerows.
Plant: Erect branched annual, 6 to 12 inches tall.
Leaves: Mostly basal leaves are linear and alternate, 1 to 1-1/2 inches long; margins usually toothed and with glandular hairs, rarely smooth.
Inflorescence: Composite flower heads 3/8 to 5/8 inch across, with 5 to 11 yellow rays and 14 to 22 yellow disk florets in the center.
Bloom Period: June to December.
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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