Tetraneuris scaposa (DC.) Greene
Bitterweed, stemmed four-nerve daisy
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Asterales||Flowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies|
|Family||Asteraceae||The aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers|
|Genus||Tetraneuris||From the Greek tetras, “four,” and neuron, “nerve”|
|Species||scaposa||With a conspicuous scape—a long, leafless flower stalk coming directly from a root|
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Tetraneuris scaposa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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10/2/2005 · By Jacquelyn Boyt
6/1/2009 · (8175 ft) paria view, Bryce Canyon, Utah
≈ 6 × 3½" (14 × 9.8 cm)
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