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Chaetopappa bellidifolia (Whiteray leastdaisy)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Chaetopappa bellidifolia

Chaetopappa bellidifolia (A. Gray & Engelm.) Shinners

Whiteray Leastdaisy, Dwarf White Aster, Edwards Lazy Daisy

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Keerlia bellidifolia

USDA Symbol: chbe2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Found only in Central Texas on the Edwards Plateau.


From the Image Gallery

6 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong , Spatulate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul



Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Soils: clay, sandy, calcareous rocks.
Conditions Comments: Hills, streams, often with juniper and oak forests.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0312 Collected Mar 21, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-11-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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