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Flaveria trinervia

Flaveria trinervia (Spreng.) C. Mohr

Clustered Yellowtops

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Oedera trinervia

USDA Symbol: FLTR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: 200+ cm. (Webref 3).
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flowers pale yellow or whitish, 0.51 mm. (Webref 3).

Distribution

USA: AL , AZ , CA , FL , HI , MA , MD , MO , NM , SC , TX , VA
Native Distribution: Texas, Alabama, California, Florida,Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina, Virginia, and Puerto Rico. (Webref 3).
Native Habitat: Near water, saline and gypseous areas. (Webref 3).

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerant: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC FAC FAC FACU FACW FAC
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-09-17
Research By: WMWW

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