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Melampodium leucanthum

Species of flowering plant / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Melampodium leucanthum, the plains blackfoot or blackfoot daisy, is an herbaceous perennial plant in the family Asteraceae found on limestone-containing rocky slopes in the Sonoran Desert.[1]:41 It is an attractive ornamental with showy flowers and long bloom period, from March to November.[1]:41

Quick facts: Melampodium leucanthum, Scientific classifica...
Melampodium leucanthum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Melampodium
M. leucanthum
Binomial name
Melampodium leucanthum
Torr. & A.Gray