Collegeflower facts for kids
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Hymenopappus flavescens, the collegeflower, is a North American species of flowering plant in the daisy family.
It grows in the southwestern and south-central United States (Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona) and northern Mexico (Chihuahua).
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.
Named varieties include:
- Hymenopappus flavescens var. canotomentosus A.Gray New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua
- Hymenopappus flavescens var. flavescens - Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
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