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Acourtia nana (A. Gray) Reveal & King
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Perezia nana
USDA Symbol: ACNA2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Dentate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Mucronate
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Leaf Texture: Leathery
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Primary bloom time is April, may bloom from March to June.
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitFragrant Foliage: yes
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Acourtia nana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acourtia nana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acourtia nana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-05-05
Research By: TWC Staff