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Tetraneuris linearifolia (Fineleaf fournerved daisy)
Richardson, Charmaine

Tetraneuris linearifolia

Tetraneuris linearifolia (Hook.) Greene

Fineleaf Fournerved Daisy, Slender-leaf Hymenoxys, Bitterweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: TELI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

37 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 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: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Main bloom period Apr-Jul. May bloom year-round under the right conditions.


USA: KS , NM , OK , TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0836 Collected Jun 22, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0215 Collected May 6, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
NPSOT 1079 Collected Jun 10, 1996 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

3 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-17 Collected 2002-04-30 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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