Machaeranthera tanacetifolia

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Scientific Name Machaeranthera tanacetifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
MATA2
Common Name Tansy-leaf Aster ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
38013
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Low, upright to widely sprawling annual, 4 to 16 inches tall; leaves 2 to 5 inches long, spine-tipped, very deeply cut, with small hairs, sticky; flower heads 1 to 2-1/2 inches across with blue-to-purple, narrow ray flowers (petals) and yellow disk flowers. Description excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status
Native

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