Wedelia acapulcensis var. hispida

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Scientific Name Wedelia acapulcensis var. hispida (Zexmenia hispida, Wedelia hispida) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Hairy Wedelia, Zexmenia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Erect, bushy perennial 1-1/2 to 3 feet high with rough, stiff hairs covering stems and leaves; ovate/lanceolate leaves 1-/2 to 3 inches long pointed at both ends with a few teeth on the edges; composite flower heads 1-1/8 inch across with 7 to 15 yellow-orange ray flowers (petals); solitary flower heads on long, leafless stalks. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by G. Ajilvsgi. Texas Status

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