Chaptalia nutans (L.) Polak.
Heal and draw, Silverpuff, Lechuguilla
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Tussilago nutans
USDA Symbol: CHNU2
This taxon, now believed to not occur in the US was previously applied to US plants now assigned to Chaptalia texana (CHTE6).
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: High
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
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Patsy Glenn Refuge - Wimberley, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Chaptalia nutans in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chaptalia nutans in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chaptalia nutans
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-04-17
Research By: NPC, JAM