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Dicranocarpus parviflorus (Pitchfork)
Leander, Bruce

Dicranocarpus parviflorus

Dicranocarpus parviflorus A. Gray


Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: DIPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

1 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct



Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1234 Collected 2008-11-04 in Culberson County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-09-28
Research By: DEW

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