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Amphiachyris amoena (Shinners) Solbrig
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Xanthocephalum amoenum, Xanthocephalum amoenum var. intermedium
USDA Symbol: AMAM3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall, often much shorter.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0558 Collected Oct 26, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Amphiachyris amoena in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Amphiachyris amoena in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Amphiachyris amoena
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-11-09
Research By: TWC Staff