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Berlandiera pumila
Scientific classification
Genus:
Berlandiera
Species:
pumila
Synonyms
  • Silphium pumilum Michx.
  • Berlandiera dealbata (Torr. & A.Gray) Small
  • Berlandiera tomentosa (Pursh) Nutt.
  • Polymnia caroliniana Poir.
  • Silphium tomentosum herb.banks ex Pursh

Berlandiera pumila (soft greeneyes) is a North American species of flowering plant in the sunflower family. It is native to the southeastern and south-central United States (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina).

Berlandiera pumila is a branching herb up to 100 cm (40 inches) tall. It has several flower heads with yellow ray florets and maroon disc florets. It grows in open locations such as fields, roadsides, woodlands, etc.

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