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Machaeranthera tanacetifolia

Tahoka Daisy, Tansy Aster
Natives
Classification Scientific Name: Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
  Common Name: Tahoka Daisy

Tansy Aster
  Family: Asteraceae
  Suggested Use: natives
     
Plant Plant Type: annual
  Plant Form: upright

rounded

spreading
  Height: 4 - 16 inches
  Spread: 8 inches
  Bloom Period: summer
  Flower Color: purple (rays), yellow (discs)
  Flower: ray and disc solitary flowers, 1.25-2.5"
  Foliage Texture: medium
  Foliage: much branched and bushy

glandular, hairy, sticky, deeply cut foliage
  Growth Rate: rapid
     
Environment Native Range: Texas Panhandle and Trans-Pecos
  Sun Requirement: full sun
  Water Requirement: low
  Soil: sandy
  Heat Tolerance: high
     
Care Propagation: seed
     
More Additional Notes: useful for naturalistic landscapes
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia

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