|Scientific Name||Pinaropappus roseus||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PIRO|
|Common Name||White Rock-lettuce, White Dandelion||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||38251|
|Description||Habitat: Dry, rocky, calcareous (limestone) soils.
Plant: Erect perennial 6 to 18 inches tall.
Leaves: Usually crowded at base, narrow leaves 1-1/2 to 4 inches long and up to 1/2-inch wide, oblanceloate; edges entire or somewhat toothed; a few smaller leaves along stems.
Inflorescence: Single flower heads on each stem, about 1-1/2 inches in diameter, white to lavender-white ray florets, yellow centers.
Bloom Period: April and May.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason.
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Map Color Key
Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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