Baccharis neglecta

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Baccharis neglecta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Baccharis
Species: B. neglecta
Binomial name
Baccharis neglecta

Baccharis neglecta (also known as False Willow, Jara dulce, Poverty Weed, and Roosevelt Weed[1]) is a species of perennial plant from Asteraceae family that can be found growing in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.[2] The plant have evergreen leaves that are 1/4 inch wide and 3 inches long. Male and female flowers grow separately. Females are distinctive in a way that they have small silky, greenish white heads. The plants are arranged in large clusters up to 1 foot (0.30 m) or more long and 8 inches wide. Silky plumes start blooming in October and November.[1]