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cadillo chisaca, coat buttons, tridax


petioles 1–10(–30) mm;

blades 10–40(–120) × 5–20(–60) mm, often 3-lobed.


2–2.5 mm;

pappi 4–5(–7.5) mm.


= 36.

Tridax procumbens

Phenology Flowering Jan–Dec.
Habitat Disturbed sites
Elevation 0–10 m (0–0 ft)
from FNA
FL; TX; Mexico [Introduced in North America]
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Tridax procumbens is listed as a noxious weed for United States and is listed as a pest or noxious weed for nine or more states.

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

Source FNA vol. 21, p. 180.
Parent taxa Asteraceae > tribe Heliantheae > subtribe Galinsoginae > Tridax
Name authority Linnaeus: Sp. Pl. 2: 900. (1753)
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