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Amphiachyris dracunculoides (Prairie broomweed)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Amphiachyris dracunculoides

Amphiachyris dracunculoides (DC.) Nutt.

Prairie broomweed, Broomweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Brachyris dracunculoides, Gutierrezia dracunculoides, Xanthocephalum dracunculoides


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , AR , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NE , NM , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0633 Collected Nov 4, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

Additional resources

USDA: Find Amphiachyris dracunculoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amphiachyris dracunculoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amphiachyris dracunculoides


Record Last Modified: 2013-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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