Thymophylla tenuiloba

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Thymophylla tenuiloba
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T. tenuiloba
Binomial name
Thymophylla tenuiloba
Synonyms

Dyssodia tenuiloba(DC.) B.L.Rob.
Hymenatherum tenuilobumDC. [1]

Thymophylla tenuiloba, also known as the bristleleaf pricklyleaf, [2] Dahlberg daisy, small bristleleaf pricklyleaf, golden fleece, or shooting star, is a bushy, multi-branched flowering annual from the family Asteraceae. Native to south central Texas and northern Mexico, it produces a large number of small, yellow flowers and demonstrates a trailing habit. It is tolerant of heat and dry conditions and is sometimes sold as a summertime annual plant in areas beyond its native range.

The plant was once known as Hymenatherum tenuilobum in the De Candolle system.

The species is naturalized in Queensland in Australia. [3]

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References

  1. "Thymophylla tenuiloba (DC.) Small". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  2. "Thymophylla tenuiloba". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA . Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  3. "Thymophylla tenuiloba". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 30 July 2011.

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