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Marcus, Joseph A.
Berlandiera betonicifolia (Hook.) Small
Texas greeneyes, Broochflower
Synonym(s): Berlandiera texana, Berlandiera texana var. betonicifolia, Berlandiera ×betonicifolia
USDA Symbol: BEBE4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Named for French-Swiss physician Jean Louis Berlandier (1805-1851) who collected plants in Texas and northern Mexico.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Size Notes:
2-3 Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
, 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
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Moderate
PropagationCommercially Avail: yes
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1068
Collected 2007-07-16 in Morris County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2012-07-30
Research By: LBJWFC