Tetraneuris scaposa facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTetraneuris scaposa
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Tetraneuris scaposa (common names stemmy four-nerve daisy and stemmy hymenoxys) is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family. It grows in the southwestern and south-central United States (Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado) and northern Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas).
Tetraneuris scaposa is a perennial herb up to 40 cm (16 inches) tall. It forms a branching underground caudex sometimes producing as many as 100 above-ground stems. Leaves are concentrated low on the stem, close to the ground. Flower heads can either be one on a stem, or clustered in tight clumps. Each head has 12–26 ray flowers surrounding 25–180 disc flowers.
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