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Hymenopappus tenuifolius (Chalk hill hymenopappus)
Stone, Robert L.

Hymenopappus tenuifolius

Hymenopappus tenuifolius Pursh

Chalk Hill Hymenopappus, Chalkhill Woolywhite

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: hyte2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 5 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: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: May bloom April to August.


USA: CO , KS , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , WY

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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