Composite Family

Chaenactis stevioides Hooker & Arnott

False yarrow

Pappi consist of 2 - 5 scales, the longest 2 - 6 mm long. The flower heads of this species are composed only of disk flowers, but the outermost ring of disk flowers are much larger than those on the interior.

Granite outcrops below Capitol Dome, west side of the Florida Mountains     11 May 2004