Pinaropappus roseus

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Scientific Name Pinaropappus roseus USDA PLANTS Symbol
PIRO
Common Name White Rock-lettuce, White Dandelion ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
38251
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Dry, rocky, calcareous soils.
Plant: Erect perennial 6 to 12 inches tall.
Leaves: Crowded at base, 1-1/2 to 4 inches long, narrow oblanceloate, a few along stems.
Inflorescence: Single flower heads on each stem, about 1-1/2 inch in diameter, white to lavender-white ray florets, yellow centers.
Bloom Period: April and May.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
Texas Status
Native

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