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Flaveria linearis

Flaveria linearis Lag.

Narrowleaf Yellowtops

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Flaveria latifolia, Flaveria ×latifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 32 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: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
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.

Web Reference

Webref 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

Research Literature

Reslit 177 - Degree of C-4 Photosynthesis in C-4 and C-3-C-4 Flaveria Species and Their Hybrids. 2. Inhibition of Apparent Photosynthesis by a Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase Inhibitor (1992) R. H. Brown, G. T. Byrd and C. C. Black
Reslit 178 - Photosynthetic Characteristics of Segregates from Hybrids between Flaveria brownii (C4 Like) and Flaveria linearis (C3-C4) (1993) R. H. Brown, G. T. Byrd, J. H. Bouton and C. L. Ba...
Reslit 817 - Diel patterns of leaf C export and of main shoot growth for Flaveria linearis with altered leaf sucrose-starch partitioning (2006) E. D. Leonardos, B. J. Micallef, M. C. Micallef an...
Reslit 931 - Genetic and physiological characterization of Flaveria linearis plants having a reduced activity of cytosolic fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (1996) B. J. Micallef and T. D. Sharkey
Reslit 932 - Responses to elevated CO2 of Flaveria linearis plants having a reduced activity of cytosolic fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (1996) B. J. Micallef, P. J. Vanderveer and T. D. Sharkey
Reslit 1112 - Investigation of the essential oils of Bidens pilosa var. minor, Bidens alba and Flaveria linearis (2008) H. A. Priestap, B. C. Bennett and J. M. E. Quirke
Reslit 1266 - Changing sugar partitioning in FBPase-manipulated plants (2009) A. J. Serrato, J. D. Barajas-Lopez, A. Chueca and ...
Reslit 1380 - Intraspecific variation for CO2 compensation point and differential growth among variants in a C3-C4 intermediate plant (1995) P. Teese
Reslit 1464 - Using mutants to probe the in vivo function of plastid envelope membrane metabolite transporters (2004) A. P. M. Weber, J. Schneidereit and L. M. Voll
Reslit 1787 - Variations in flavonoid sulphate patterns in relation to photosynthetic types of five Flaveria species (1994) A. Hannoufa, R. H. Brown and R. K. Ibrahim

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-06
Research By: DEW

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