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Tetragonotheca repanda (Showy nerveray)
Carr, Bill

Tetragonotheca repanda

Tetragonotheca repanda (Buckley) Small

Showy Nerveray

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Halea repanda

USDA Symbol: TERE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet 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: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug



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


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

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