Clappia suaedifolia

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Clappia suaedifolia A.Gray

Asteraceae

Life form: subshrub

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Clappia suaedifolia is a subshrub.

Naming

Clappia suaedifolia was described by Asa Gray in 1859. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Clappia suaedifolia is a species in the genus Clappia which contains approximately 1 to 2 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family).

Characteristics

Clappia suaedifolia - habitus
Clappia suaedifolia - leaves

Growth

The subshrubs reach heights of 20 to 30 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Clappia suaedifolia has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and sessile.

Flowers and Fruits

Clappia suaedifolia produces solitary yellow many-stellate flowers from March to October.

The subshrubs produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Clappia suaedifolia is native to Texas and Mexico.

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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