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Texas Yellowstar

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Lindheimera texana

Common Names: Texas Yellowstar

Description

Stems and branches are hairy. The lower leaves are alternate and coarsely toothed, but the upper ones are opposite and smooth on the edges, 2-2 1/2 inches long. Each bloom has 5 petals with 2 prominent veins and indented at the tip.

Bloom Color(s): yellow

Bloom Width: 1.25 in.

Plant Height: to 24 in.

Duration: Annual

Bloom Period: March to May

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Shady Hollow West Nature Preserve

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