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Verbesina occidentalis

Verbesina occidentalis (L.) Walter

Phaethusa occidentalis (L.) Britton

Crown-beard

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusVerbesinaResembling the leaves of verbenas
Speciesoccidentalis

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Verbesina occidentalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Jan 2012.

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Verbesina occidentalis (Crown-beard)

10/2/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, East Pepperell, MA
≈ 5 × 5" (12 × 13 cm) ID is uncertain

Verbesina occidentalis (Crown-beard)

10/2/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, East Pepperell, MA
≈ 4½ × 4" (11 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain

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