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Western-daisy
Scientific classification
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Astereae
Genus:
Astranthium
Species:
A. integrifolium
Binomial name
Astranthium integrifolium
(Michx.) Nutt.
Synonyms
  • Bellis american] Mirb. ex Steud.
  • Bellis ciliata var. triflora Raf.
  • Bellis integrifolia Michx. 1803 not DC. 1786
  • Eclipta integrifolia (Michx.) Spreng.

Astranthium integrifolium (entireleaf western daisy or eastern western-daisy) is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to the east-central part of the United States primarily the Cumberland Plateau and Ohio/Tennessee Valley. It is found in the States of Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, and Georgia, with isolated populations in Mississippi and West Virginia.

Astranthium integrifolium is an annual, usually with an unbranched stem up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. Flower heads are usually borne one at a time, with white or bluish ray florets and yellow disc florets.

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