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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Tahoka Daisy   Machaeranthera tanacetifolia    
Sunflower family — Asteraceae

Also known as:
Tansy Aster, Tansyleaf Aster, Tansyleaf Machaeranthera

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A species of grassland in the High Plains and the Trans-Pecos, this aster-like perennial blooms in late spring and throughout the summer. The common name "Tahoka daisy" is taken from the Panhandle town of Tahoka, near which seed of this annual was collected for the purposes of commercial cultivation.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: April, May, June, July, August

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