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



Plains Zinnia   Zinnia grandiflora    
Sunflower family — Asteraceae

Also known as:
Rocky Mountain Zinnia, Prairie Zinnia

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A relative of the garden zinnia, this summer bloomer grows in some abundance in calcareous prairies in the western half of Texas and is particularly common on the Panhandle and in the Trans-Pecos.

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Flowering Months: June, July, August, September, October, November

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