Galinsoga quadriradiata Ruiz & Pav.

Fringed Quickweed

Galinsoga quadriradiata plant

Family - Asteraceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Galinsoga quadriradiata stemStem

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Galinsoga quadriradiata leaves Galinsoga quadriradiata leaves
Leaves

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Galinsoga quadriradiata involucresInvolucre.

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Galinsoga quadriradiata flowersFlowering head

Galinsoga quadriradiata flowersColor variation

Flowering - May - November.

Habitat - Waste ground, cultivated areas, roadsides.

Origin - Native to Central and South America.

Other info. - This weedy little species can be found scattered throughout Missouri. The plant can be identified by its small flowers, opposite leaves, and hairy stems. It commonly shows up in flower beds and in cultivated fields.
This species is edible.

Photographs taken in Marquette, MI., 9-10-2003 (DETenaglia); also in St. Louis, 7-23-2015 (SRTurner).


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