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Aphanostephus ramosissimus
Scientific classification
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Tribe:
Astereae
Genus:
Aphanostephus
Species:
A. ramosissimus
Binomial name
Aphanostephus ramosissimus
DC.
Synonyms

Aphanostephus ramosissimus is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family, with the common name plains lazydaisy. It is native to the southwestern and south-central United States, the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma, as well as to central and northern Mexico as far south as Puebla and Michoacán.

Appearance

Aphanostephus ramosissimus is an annual herb up to 45 cm (18 inches) tall. It produces multiple flowers, each containing a few dozen long, thin, white petals that radiate from a yellow central disc.

Varieties
  • Aphanostephus ramosissimus var. humilis (Benth.) B.L.Turner & Birdsong
  • Aphanostephus ramosissimus var. ramosus (DC.) B.L.Turner & Birdsong
  • Aphanostephus ramosissimus var. ramosissimus
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