Psilostrophe tagetina

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Scientific Name Psilostrophe tagetina USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Woolly Paperflower ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Desert habitat, sandy soils; erect biennial/perennial 1 to 2 feet high growing in clumps; gray-green hairy stems; leaves alternate 1 inch long and 1/4 inch wide; dense clusters of deep yellow flowers 1 to 1-1/2 inches across with 3 to 5 ray flowers (petals) each 3-lobed. Descr. excerpt from "Texas Wildflowers" by C. and L. Loughmiller. Texas Status

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