|Scientific Name||Engelmannia peristenia (Engelmannia pinnatifida)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||ENPE4|
|Common Name||Engelmann's Daisy||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||565159|
|Description||Habitat: Calcareous soils and granitic gravelly soils in open areas along roadsides, in pastures, shrublands, and hillsides.
Plant: Erect, bushy perennial 30 to 40 inches tall with rough coarse-hairy foliage; one to several stout stems branched in upper portions.
Leaves: Hairy, deeply pinnately-lobed, 8 to 12 inches long; basal leaves on petioles; stem leaves fewer, smaller and sessile.
Inflorescence: Terminal cluser of a few to several bright yellow daisy flower heads 1 to 2 inches across; 8 rays with 3 minute teeth on tips; yellow disk florets; involucre with three rows of hairy phyllaries.
Bloom Period: March to July.
References: E. pinnatifida in "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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