Berlandiera lyrata

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Berlandiera lyrata
Berlandiera lyrata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Compositae
Genus: Berlandiera
Species: B. lyrata
Binomial name
Berlandiera lyrata

Berlandiera lyrata, with the common names Chocolate Flower, Chocolate Daisy, or Lyreleaf Greeneyes, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. [1]

In the United States, it is native to Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. In Mexico, it is native to Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes and Jalisco. [2]

Going to seed, in the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Fruits and seeds — MHNT.


Berlandiera lyrata is a hardy perennial, cultivated as an ornamental plant. It is grown in gardens for the chocolate-like scent of its flowers.

It grows best in full sun locations.


  1. ^ "Berlandiera lyrata". Flora of North America. Retrieved 2007-10-04. 
  2. ^ United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. "Berlandiera lyrata". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Retrieved 2007-10-04. 

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