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Flaveria oppositifolia

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Flaveria oppositifolia is a rare Mexican plant species of Flaveria within the family Asteraceae. It has been found only in northeastern Mexico, from Tamaulipas west to Coahuila, south as far as Hidalgo and Aguascalientes.[2] Some sources report the species to be present in the State of Texas in the United States, but the Texas populations have been recognized as a distinct species, F. brownii.[3]

Flaveria oppositifolia is a perennial herb up to 80 cm (31.5 in) tall. Leaves are about 5–10 cm (2–4 in) long, covered in short, soft hairs. One plant can produce numerous flower heads in a loose branching array. Each head contains 10-15 yellow disc flowers but no ray flowers.[2]

References

  1. ^ The Plant List, Flaveria oppositifolia (DC.) Rydb.
  2. ^ a b Powell, Albert Michael. 1979. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 65(2): 609-611 description and commentary in English, distribution map on page 610, Flaveria oppositifolia
  3. ^ Powell, Albert Michael. 1979. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 65(2): 611-613 description and commentary in English, distribution map on page 610, Flaveria brownii

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Flaveria oppositifolia: Brief Summary

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Flaveria oppositifolia is a rare Mexican plant species of Flaveria within the family Asteraceae. It has been found only in northeastern Mexico, from Tamaulipas west to Coahuila, south as far as Hidalgo and Aguascalientes. Some sources report the species to be present in the State of Texas in the United States, but the Texas populations have been recognized as a distinct species, F. brownii.

Flaveria oppositifolia is a perennial herb up to 80 cm (31.5 in) tall. Leaves are about 5–10 cm (2–4 in) long, covered in short, soft hairs. One plant can produce numerous flower heads in a loose branching array. Each head contains 10-15 yellow disc flowers but no ray flowers.

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