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Flaigg, Norman G.
Hymenopappus flavescens Gray
Yellow plainsman, Collegeflower
USDA Symbol: HYFL
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Biennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Flowers in 4 inch head
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AZ , CO , KS , NM , OK , TX Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam
garden, Shortgrass meadow Conspicuous Flowers:
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Sibley Nature Center
- Midland, TX
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Record Modified: 2009-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff