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Arkansas Dozedaisy Aphanostephus skirrhobasis


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Arkansas Dozedaisy
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Alternate name: Lazy Daisy

Family: Asteraceae, Aster view all from this family

Description Arkansas Dozedaisy or Lazy Daisy is a bushy annual, 2-18 in. tall, resembling an aster. Its white, yellow-centered blooms, 1-2 in. wide, occur above grayish, pubescent foliage.

Flower April - August.

Flower April - August

Habitat Open, sandy places.

Range Florida to Texas and s.c. Kansas, south to Mexico.

Discussion Flowers are closed all morning, opening by midday.

Comments Flowers are closed all morning, opening by mid-day.

Exposure Preference Sun to partial sun.

Native Distribution Florida to Texas & s.c. Kansas, s. to Mexico

Site Preference Open, sandy places

Soil Preference Dry, sandy soil.