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Polytaenia texana (Coult. & Rose) Mathias & Constance
Texas prairie parsley, Texas-Parsley
USDA Symbol: POTE3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
OK , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use:
Low Light Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Dry Conditions Comments:
Found in dry, rocky soils of prairies and open woodlands. Leaves look similar to giant parsley leaves. It is an important nectar
plant for the Black land Prairie regions.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Larval Host: Black Swallowtail
Deer Resistant: Moderate
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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:
Fredericksburg Nature Center
- Fredericksburg, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-505
Collected 2007-06-18 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2012-08-20
Research By: TWC Staff