|Scientific Name||Heterotheca stenophylla||USDA PLANTS Symbol||HEST3|
|Common Name||Sticky Granite Daisy, Stiffleaf False Goldenaster||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||37685|
Habitat: Sandy soils and granite outcrops.
Plant: Erect or sprawling perennial 8 to 16 inches tall; multiple brittle, hairy stems with branches near top.
Leaves: Hairy-glandular, alternate leaves, 1/2 to 1-1/2 inches long; lower oblanceolate to spatulate and early deciduous; middle and upper leaves mostly linear.
Inflorescence: Composite terminal flower heads 3/4 to 1-1/4 inch across subtended by small, linear leaves; 15 to 35 yellow rays and 23 to 55 yellow disk florets in the centers.
Bloom Period: April to September.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist, "Manual of Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and SEINet.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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