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Gutierrezia texana

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Gutierrezia texana is a North American species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family known by the common name Texas snakeweed. It is native to the south-central United States (New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, southwestern Arkansas, northwestern Louisiana) and northern Mexico as far south as Guanajuato and Hidalgo.<ref>Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map</ref>

Gutierrezia texana is an annual, hairless herb up to Template:Convert in height. The plant produces numerous flower heads in loose arrays. Each head usually has 5-36 ray flowers (though sometimes no rays) plus 7–48 disc flowers.<ref name=maxine>Flora of North America, Gutierrezia texana (de Candolle) Torrey & A. Gray, 1842. Texas snakeweed </ref>

Varieties<ref name=yelp/><ref name=maxine/>
  • Gutierrezia texana var. glutinosa (S.Schauer) M.A.Lane
  • Gutierrezia texana var. texana

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