Sclerocarpus uniserialis (Benth.) Hemsl.
Mexican Bonebract, Border Bonebract
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: SCUN2
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Yellow disc corollas usually with reddish (sometimes purple) veins.
BenefitFragrant Flowers: yes
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 1110 Collected Aug 17, 1993 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 1088 Collected Oct 12, 1996 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Sclerocarpus uniserialis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sclerocarpus uniserialis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sclerocarpus uniserialis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-01-13
Research By: TWC Staff