|Scientific Name||Perityle vaseyi||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PEVA|
|Common Name||Margined Rockdaisy||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||38227|
|Family||Asteraceae (Sunflower)||Flora of North America Ref.||Click Here|
|Description||Habitat: Dry, desert soils, especially gypsum clays, along trails, roadsides disturbed areas and slopes.
Plant: Perennial clump up 20 inches tall; multiple branched stems with short, glandular hairs.
Leaves: Stalked, palmately three-lobed and hairy, clustered at the base and most of the way along the stems, up to 2-1/2 inches long.
Inflorescence: One to three yellow composite flowerheads 3/4-inch across with 12 to 18 rays, each with three shallow lobes at tips; 50 to 100 disc florets.
Bloom Period: February to November.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi, "Little Big Bend" by Roy Morey and American Southwest
|BONAP Distribution Map
Map Color Key
In Texas, found only the Big Bend area
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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