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Baccharis texana (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Prairie False Willow, Prairie Baccharis
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Linosyris texana
USDA Symbol: BATE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
DistributionUSA: NM , OK , TX
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Drought Tolerance: Medium , High
BenefitAttracts: Birds , Butterflies
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds , Softwood Cuttings
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Baccharis texana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Baccharis texana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Baccharis texana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-22
Research By: TWC Staff