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Croptilon divaricatum (Slender scratchdaisy)
Cressler, Alan

Croptilon divaricatum

Croptilon divaricatum (Nutt.) Raf.

Slender Scratchdaisy, Scratch Daisy, Granite Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Haplopappus divaricatus, Inula divaricata, Isopappus divaricatus

USDA Symbol: CRDI17

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: May bloom July to November.


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KS , LA , MS , NC , OK , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-05-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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