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Heterotheca subaxillaris

Heterotheca subaxillaris (Lam.) Britton & Rusby

Camphorweed, Camphor Weed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: HESU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Hererotheca subaxillaris var. latifolia

Camphor-Weed

Asteraceae

Location: 1 km E of intersection of Hwy 16 & RR 3550, near Poteet.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry red clay and sand. Full sun. Prosopis dominate in the area.

Description: Erect annual,a .5 m tall, branching above. Lower leaves petiolate w/increasing petiolar lamination upward. Upper leaves sessile. All leaves hirsute, glandular, serrate, alternate, lanceolate. Plant strongly aromatic of camphor. Disk & ray flowers yellow, terminal.

County: Atascosa
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: Jul 30, 1993
Specimen number: 16

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0482
Accession Date: Jul 30, 1993
Accession Number: 37

Annotations: SXXRA

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