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      Dyssodia pentachaeta
    Golden dyssodia
Asteraceae Family   


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Golden dyssodia
bed of Golden dyssodia
Form: low growing herbaceous perennial ; wildflower
Seasonality: short lived perennial
Size: 7in high and wide
Leaves: green, lacy, to 1in long, threadlike and pointed
Flowers: bright yellow daisylike flowers on 1-3in stems; in spring and summer
Fruit: seeds
Stems/Trunks: bright green stems
Range/Origin: New Mexico, Texas, Northern Mexico
Hardiness: hardy


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Golden dyssodia
Dyssodia pentachaeta
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Research by Master Gardener Linda Drew



NOTES:
Sometimes called "dogweed," but that common name is also used for many other plants.

Some references list Dyssodia as Thymophylla pentachaeta.

close-up of flower
Golden dyssodia flower
close-up of leaf
leaf detail


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