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Porophyllum ruderale ssp. macrocephalum

Porophyllum ruderale (Jacq.) Cass. ssp. macrocephalum (DC.) R.R. Johnson

Bolivian-coriander, Yerba Porosa, Papalo, Papaloquelite

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Kleinia glandulosa, Porophyllum latifolium, Porophyllum macrocephalum, Porophyllum ruderale var. macrocephalum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Obovate , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AZ , CA , NM , TX
Native Habitat: Slopes, washes, and roadsides.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Porophyllum ruderale ssp. macrocephalum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Porophyllum ruderale ssp. macrocephalum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Porophyllum ruderale ssp. macrocephalum


Record Modified: 2018-10-15
Research By: DEW

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