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

Desert Zinnia   Zinnia acerosa    
Sunflower family — Asteraceae

Also known as:
Wild Zinnia, White Zinnia, Spinyleaf Zinnia, Dwarf Zinnia

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A summer-blooming relative of the garden zinnia, this perennial is found in grasslands on diverse soil types all over the Trans-Pecos and at the southern tip of South Texas.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


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

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