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Pentachaeta bellidiflora

Pentachaeta bellidiflora Greene

White Rayed Pentachaeta, White-rayed Pentachaeta, Whiteray Pygmydaisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chaetopappa bellidiflora, Pentachaeta exilis var. grayi


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 7 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: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Lower surface of corollas sometimes tinged reddish.



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2F3
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (CA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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