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Parthenium argentatum (Guayule)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Parthenium argentatum

Parthenium argentatum A. Gray

Guayule, Rubber plant

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: PAAR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX


Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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