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Bigelowia nuttallii
Black Warrior River, Blount County, Alabama
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Bigelowia
DC. 1836, conserved name, not Raf. 1817 (Caryophyllaceae)
  • Bigelovia spelling variation
  • Aciclinium Torr. & A.Gray
  • Chondrophora Raf. ex Porter & Britton
  • Chondrophora Raf.

Bigelowia is a genus of North American flowering plants in the daisy family, native to the United States.

Bigelowia plants are subshrubs, often forming clumps. They have very small but numerous displays of small yellow flower heads with disc florets but no ray florets.

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