Amphiachyris dracunculoides

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Broomweed
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Amphiachyris
Species: A. dracunculoides
Binomial name
Amphiachyris dracunculoides
(DC.) Nutt.
Synonyms[1]
  • Brachyris dracunculoides DC.
  • Brachyris ramosissima Hook.
  • Gutierrezia lindheimeriana Scheele
  • Xanthocephalum dracunculoides (DC.) Shinners

Amphiachyris dracunculoides (broomweed) is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family. It is native to the United States, primarily the southern Great Plains from Missouri to eastern New Mexico.[2][3]

Amphiachyris dracunculoides is a tall annual herb occasionally reaching as much as 200 cm (7 feet) in height. Flowers are yellow, with both ray florets and disc florets.[4]

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