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Pinaropappus parvus (Small rocklettuce)
Northington, David K.

Pinaropappus parvus

Pinaropappus parvus S.F. Blake

Small Rocklettuce

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Mat-forming, up to about 3 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 , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Pink, purple, lavender or nearly white.



Web Reference

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

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1995 VOL. 12, NO.6 - Mission in Review, Fire and Landscape Ecology, The Little House, Essays on the B...

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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