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Parthenium confertum (Gray's feverfew)
Nugent, Louis R

Parthenium confertum

Parthenium confertum A. Gray

Gray's Feverfew

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Parthenium confertum var. confertum, Parthenium confertum var. divaricatum, Parthenium confertum var. intermedium, Parthenium confertum var. lyratum, Parthenium confertum var. microcephalum, Parthenium hysterophorus var. lyratum, Parthenium lyratum

USDA Symbol: paco11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

14 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 2 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
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct



From the National Organizations Directory

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

Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0623 Collected Nov 5, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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