Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Psilostrophe tagetina (Nuttall) Greene
(Paper Daisy, Paper Flower)

Family: Asteraceae

Status: Native

Psilostrophe grandiflora Rydberg
Psilostrophe tagetina (Nuttall) Greene var. grandiflora (Rydberg) Heiser
Psilostrophe tagetina (Nuttall) Greene var. lanata A. Nelson
Riddellia tagetina Nuttall

Psilostrophe tagetina is an herb with a yellow disc and yellow ray flowers. The rays are crenate to notched. Psilostrophe tagetine prefers sandy, flat, open or disturbed ground.
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Psilostrophe tagetina, photo Russ Kleinman, Tyrone, Aug. 12, 2008

Psilostrophe tagetina, closeup inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman, Tyrone, Aug. 12, 2008

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