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Chaptalia texana (Texas silverpuff)
Mathews, Ray

Chaptalia texana

Chaptalia texana Greene

Texas Silverpuff, Silverpuff, Nodding Lettuce, Silver Puff

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chaptalia nutans var. texana

USDA Symbol: CHTE6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: NM , TX

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry

From the National Organizations Directory

According 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 Master Naturalists - Lost Pines Chapter - Bastrop, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0705 Collected Apr 1, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2016-09-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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