Chaetopappa species

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Scientific Name Chaetopappa asteroides USDA PLANTS Symbol
CHAS
Common Name Least Daisy ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
37006
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect annual, with thin, wiry stems 2-12 inches tall; scale-like oblanceolate, alternate leaves along stem 1/2 inch or less long; small daisy flower, 1/2-inch or less across, with usually white ray flowers (petals), sometimes lavender-pink, and fewer yellow disk than C. bellidifolia, below. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Chaetopappa bellidifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
CHBE2
Common Name Dwarf White Aster, Whiteray Least-daisy ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
37009
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Low-growing annual, less than 12 inches tall with hairy weak stems; hairy, oblanceolate to oblong-spatulate leaves, basal and along stems; very small composite flowers, small daisy flower, 1/2-inch or less across, with 6 to 15 white to blue, lavender petals, yellow disk florets, more than C. asteroides, above. Texas Status
Native

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