Haploesthes greggii var. texana [Asteraceae]

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Scientific Name Haploesthes greggii var. texana USDA PLANTS Symbol HAGRT
Common Name Texas False Broomweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 528322
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Habitat: Desert environment; gypsum (or possibly calcareous) soils.
Plant: Subshrub with multiple, branched, smooth stems 12 to 20 inches tall.
Leaves: Opposite, linear-filiform, never lobed, 3/4 to 2 inches long.
Inflorescence: Numerous small heads in terminal clusters with 3 to 5 yellow rays each; yellow disk florets; bell-shaped involucre with 5 broad, oval-shaped phyllaries.
Bloom Period: Sporadically all year after rains.
References: "Trees & Shrubs of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas" by A. Michael Powell, ”Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, and Flora of North America.
BONAP Distribution Map

Texas Status:
Native

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