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Acourtia runcinata (Featherleaf desertpeony)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Acourtia runcinata

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)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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 Information

Bloom 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 Directory

According 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 resources

USDA: Find Acourtia runcinata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acourtia runcinata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acourtia runcinata


Record Modified: 2007-08-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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