Verbesina microptera DC.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Verbesina microptera var. mollissima, Verbesina texana
USDA Symbol: VEMI
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Deltoid , Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Cuneate , Truncate
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Native Distribution: Tex.; Mexico (Nuevo León, Tamaulipas).
Native Habitat: Swales, disturbed sites; 10–100 m.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0986 Collected Nov 6, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Verbesina microptera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Verbesina microptera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Verbesina microptera
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-09-15
Research By: DEW