Blackfoot Daisy, Melampodium leucanthum

Blackfoot Daisy
Melampodium leucanthum




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Family: Compositae (Asteraceae), Sunflower Family
Plant Size: Generally less than 20' (50 cm) in our area.
Blooms in: Spring through Fall
Habitat Preferred: Dry, rocky slopes, grasslands
Photo(s) taken at: 5 miles So. of Cottonwood
Bloom Color: White rays, Yellow disks
Other Common Names: Desert Daisy
Origin: Native
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press; The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Western Edition Knopf, 1979, 1992
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