Berlandiera betonicifolia (Hook.) Small
Texas greeneyes, Broochflower
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Berlandiera texana, Berlandiera texana var. betonicifolia, Berlandiera ×betonicifolia
USDA Symbol: BEBE4
Named for French-Swiss physician Jean Louis Berlandier (1805-1851) who collected plants in Texas and northern Mexico.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
DistributionUSA: AR , LA , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Sloped meadows and edges of thickets of North Central and Central Texas. Well-drained caliche, loam, sand.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Conditions Comments: This striking yellow flower gets its name from its green center. Texas green-eyes grows tall and looks great surrounded by native grasses.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Moderate
PropagationCommercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
NPSOT - Williamson County Chapter - Georgetown, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1068 Collected 2007-07-16 in Morris County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
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From the ArchiveWildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.5 - Naturalistic Landscaping Takes Careful Planning, Director\'s Report, Breaking th...
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Berlandiera betonicifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Berlandiera betonicifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-07-30
Research By: LBJWFC