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Species Name:    Pityopsis graminifolia
Common Name:     

    (Narrowleaf Silkgrass)

 


I. TAXONOMY

Kingdom Phylum/Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus:
Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae Pityopsis



Narrowleaf silkgrass, Pityopsis graminifolia. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Flower detail of Pityopsis graminifolia. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name:
Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt.

Common Name:
Narrowleaf silkgrass

Other Taxonomic Groupings:
Subkingdom : Tracheobionta
Subclass : Asteridae

Synonymy:
Heterotheca graminiflora

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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