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Berlandiera pumila (Soft greeneyes)
Loveless, Brenda K.

Berlandiera pumila

Berlandiera pumila (Michx.) Nutt.

Soft greeneyes

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BEPU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Named for French-Swiss physician Jean Louis Berlandier (1805-1851) who colledted plants in Texas and northern Mexico.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Oblong , Oval , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Crenate
Leaf Base: Truncate
Flower: Flowers 1 inch
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , OK , SC , TX
Native Habitat: Dunes

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Long-living, Long-blooming
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Propagation

Propagation Material: Seeds

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Bibliography

Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-09-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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