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Acourtia runcinata (Lag. ex D. Don) B.L. Turner
Featherleaf Desertpeony, Peonia
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Perezia runcinata
USDA Symbol: ACRU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Margin: Lobed , Pinnatifid
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate
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: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Blooms mostly March to August.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Acourtia runcinata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acourtia runcinata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acourtia runcinata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-08-17
Research By: TWC Staff