Berlandiera pumila (Michx.) Nutt.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: BEPU2
Named for French-Swiss physician Jean Louis Berlandier (1805-1851) who colledted plants in Texas and northern Mexico.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Shape: Oblong , Oval , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Crenate
Leaf Base: Truncate
Flower: Flowers 1 inch
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy
BenefitUse Ornamental: Long-living, Long-blooming
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
BibliographyBibref 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 resourcesUSDA: Find Berlandiera pumila in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Berlandiera pumila in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-01-27
Research By: TWC Staff