Packera species

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Scientific Name Packera obovata USDA PLANTS Symbol
PAOB6
Common Name Golden Groundsel, Round-leaf Groundsel ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
565368
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect perennial, 1 to 2 ft tall; basal leaves ovate/obovate, margins crenate, dentate, or serrate, 2 to 6 inches across; stem leaves are narrow and deeply lobed; flowers are clustered in heads at the top of single stems, with several bright yellow blossoms, 3-/4” across. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Packera millelobata USDA PLANTS Symbol
PAMI26
Common Name Uinta Ragwort ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
565367
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect perennial, 12-20 inches tall; leaves 8 inches long, alternate with blades deeply divided into numerous segments or lobes, tapering toward tips; yellow flowers are clustered in heads at the top of short stalks, with several bright yellow blossoms, 3/4-inch across, each with 8-13 ray flowers (petals). Occurs only in the trans-Pecos region of western Texas and has been confused with P. tampicana. Descr. excerpt from SEINet. Texas Status
Native

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