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Hymenopappus flavescens var. flavescens (Collegeflower)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Hymenopappus flavescens var. flavescens

Hymenopappus flavescens A. Gray var. flavescens

Collegeflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HYFLF

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet 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: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: No ray flowers, disc flowers yellow.

Distribution

USA: CO , KS , NM , OK , TX
Native Distribution: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas.
Native Habitat: Sandy soils; 3900'6825'+

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hymenopappus flavescens var. flavescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hymenopappus flavescens var. flavescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hymenopappus flavescens var. flavescens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-12-29
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