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Marshallia caespitosa var. signata (Marked barbara's-buttons)
Lynn, Janice

Marshallia caespitosa var. signata

Marshallia caespitosa Nutt. ex DC. var. signata Beadle & F.E. Boynt.

Marked Barbara's-buttons, Marked Barbara's Buttons, Puffballs

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall, often shorter.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AR , LA , MO , TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0761 Collected Apr 24, 1994 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-29
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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