Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Flora of North America
Texas Blueweed, Blueweed Sunflower
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Native: Southwest US
Habitat: Along streams and canals, per Weakley's Flora
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This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate but sterile
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