|Scientific Name||Viguiera dentata||USDA PLANTS Symbol||VIDE3|
|Common Name||Plateau Goldeneye, Sunflower Goldeneye||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||38654|
|Description||Habitat: Dry slopes and canyons, fields, roadside ditches.
Plant: Open, bushy, much-branched perennial, 3 feet tall in sunny areas to 6 feet in shade; growing in colonies.
Leaves: Ovate, alternate or opposite, usually about 3 inches, but may be 1 to 6 inches long; edges may be smooth or shallowly dentate.
Inflorescence: Arrays of 3 to 9 composite flower heads 3/4 to 1-1/4 inches across, each with 10 to 14 yellow rays, and many yellow disk florets in the center.
Blooming Period: May to September.
References: SEINet and "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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