Melampodium leucanthum

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Scientific Name Melampodium leucanthum USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Blackfoot Daisy, Plains Blackfoot ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Widespread in Central and West Texas, gravelly, sandy soils; low bushy perennial, 4-20 inches tall; narrow, rough/hairy leaves 1-2 inches long; flower head 1-1/2 inches across with white ray petals notched at tips, yellow disk florets. Description excerpt from “Wildflowers of Texas" by G. Ajilvsgi. Texas Status

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