Tetraneuris species

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Scientific Name Tetraneuris linearifolia var. linearifolia (Hymenoxys linearifolia) USDA PLANTS Symbol
TELIL
Common Name Fine-leaf Four-nerved Daisy ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
531245
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Dry areas, roadsides, hillsides, pastures, edges of woods and open areas.
Plant: Upright, slender perennial with stems 6 to 16 inches tall.
Leaves: Spatulate basal leaves may have lobes and a couple of teeth on edges; thin, linear stem leaves, all somewhat hairy and with glands.
Inflorescence: Bright yellow flower heads about 1-3/4 inch across with 9 to 20 ray flowers (petals) toothed at tips.
References: Excerpts from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and SEINet.
Notes: The yellow-white blossom seen below is very unusual and was the only one found in a field at the Wildflower Center in Austin amid plot of hundreds of plants with yellow blossoms.
Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Tetraneuris scaposa var. scaposa (Hymenoxys scaposa) USDA PLANTS Symbol
TESCS
Common Name Four-nerved Daisy, Plains Yellow Daisy ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
530628
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Dry, gravelly soils.
Plant: Upright, slender perennial with stems up to 16 inches long.
Leaves: Long, slender basal leaves up to 3 inches long.
Inflorescence: Bright yellow flower heads about 1-3/4 inch across with a dozen or more petals toothed at tips.
References: Descr. excerpt from “Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi.
Texas Status
Native



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