Dec. 26, 2020

straggler daisy, Calyptocarpus vialis

Opinions vary about the native range of this wanderer. One item even describes it as naturalized to Texas, then in the next sentence calls it a native. Straggler sprawls along the ground, and is sometimes planted as a ground cover. The flower heads are not much over a quarter inch wide. Currently, straggler daisies have been reported from AL, AR, AZ, FL, GA, HI, IL, MA, MS, NM, OK, SC, and TX. Alachua Co FL, 1/28/13. Aster family, Asteraceae.