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Marcus, Joseph A.
Tetragonotheca texana Engelm. & Gray ex Gray
Squarebud daisy, Nerve-ray, Square-bud daisy
USDA Symbol: TETE2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use:
Low Light Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Dry Conditions Comments:
This upright, perennial
branching plant reaches a height of about 18 inches. It produces large, toothed
leaves, square buds, and yellow flowers.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Minimal
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0261
Collected Aug. 19, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-50
Collected 2006-08-21 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterLBJWC-650
Collected 2008-07-23 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: JMS