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Tetraneuris linearifolia (Fineleaf fournerved daisy)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Tetraneuris linearifolia

Tetraneuris linearifolia (Hook.) Greene

Fineleaf fournerved daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: TELI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The few leaves are at the base, 2 inches long, forming a rosette. The 5-inch stem is leafless and bears 1 yellow flower head that has 615 ray flowers. They are toothed, with 4 veins that converge at the tip. We found Four-nerved daisy between San Vicente and the Chisos Mountains, in Big Bend National Park, in April. They grow larger under more favorable conditions


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: KS , NM , OK , TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 1079 Collected Jun 10, 1996 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0836 Collected Jun 22, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0215 Collected May 6, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-17 Collected 2006-04-21 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

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


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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