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

Blackfoot Daisy   Melampodium leucanthum    
Sunflower family — Asteraceae

Also known as:
Plains Blackfoot, Rock Daisy, Mountain Daisy

Slides: (click for larger view)


This daisy is familiar to many because it is widespread, resistant to browsing, and blooms almost throughout the year. It is found in shallow stony clay soils and rocky open sites on the Edwards Plateau and westward and northward.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

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