Croptilon divaricatum

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Scientific Name Croptilon divaricatum USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Slender Scratch-daisy, Goldenweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect branched annual, 6 to 12 inches tall; mostly basal leaves are linear, alternate, 1 to 1-1/2 inches long with hairs on edges; 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. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status

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