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Chaetopappa asteroides
Scientific classification
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Tribe:
Astereae
Genus:
Chaetopappa
Species:
C. asteroides
Binomial name
Chaetopappa asteroides
(Nutt.) DC.
Synonyms
  • Chaetanthera asteroides Nutt.
  • Chaetaphora asteroides (Nutt.) Nutt. ex Nutt.
  • Diplostelma filiformis Raf.
  • Diplostelma pumila Raf.
  • Diplostelma radians Raf.
  • Distasis asterodes (DC.) Kuntze
  • Chaetopappa modesta (DC.) A.Gray, syn of var. grandis
  • Diplostelma bellidioides A.Gray, syn of var. grandis
  • Distasis modesta DC., syn of var. grandis

Chaetopappa asteroides, called the tiny lazy daisy, or Arkansas leastdaisy, is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family. It is native to the southern Great Plains of the United States (Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, Arkansas) and also to northeastern Mexico (Tamaulipas, Hidalgo).

Varieties
  • Chaetopappa asteroides var. asteroides - most of species range
  • Chaetopappa asteroides var. grandis Shinners - R√≠o Grande Valley in Texas
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