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Melampodium leucanthum

Melampodium leucanthum Torr. & A. Gray

Blackfoot Daisy, Rock Daisy, Plains Blackfoot, Arnica

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: MELE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Melampodium leucanthum

Plains Blackfoot Daisy


Location: HC5 Box 5128, Boerne, TX, "Lot B" NW corner area.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Shallow soil & limestone rock. Afternoon shade of Juniperus and Quercus.

Description: 8 rays, white & notched at apex. Disk flowers deep yellow. Leaves grey-green, quite stiff, plant somewhat dessicated since spring.

County: Kendall
Collector: Kristina Coates
Collection Date: Aug. 21, 1992
Specimen number: 13

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0289
Accession Date: Jan. 5, 1993
Accession Number: 21

Annotations: SCFXK

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