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Collegeflower
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H. flavescens
Binomial name
Hymenopappus flavescens
A.Gray 1849
Synonyms
  • Rothia flavescens (A.Gray) Kuntze
  • Hymenopappus robustus Greene

Hymenopappus flavescens, the collegeflower, is a North American species of flowering plant in the daisy family.

Distribution

It grows in the southwestern and south-central United States (Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona) and northern Mexico (Chihuahua).

Description

Hymenopappus flavescens is a biennial herb up to 90 cm (3 feet) tall. It produces 15-100 flower heads per stem, each head with 20–40 yellow disc flowers but no ray flowers.

Varieties

Named varieties include:

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