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Pricklyleaf Dogweed
Scientific Name: Thymophylla acerosa (DC.) Strother
Synonym: Dyssodia acerosa
Family: Asteraceae
Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southwestern USA (Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah), northern Mexico, 3200 to 6000 feet elevation (1000-1800 m)

Growth Habits: Subshrub or shrub, 6 inches tall (15 cm), 12 inches spread (30 cm); leaves simple, entire

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds in late winter

Blooming Habits:
Yellow daisy-like flowers, 0.6 inch in diameter (15 mm) in spring and summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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