Sunflower Family : Asteraceae
Latin Name: Engelmannia pinnatifida
Value: Wildlife – good
Livestock – good
Widely distributed throughout Texas, adapted to prairies, upland sites or open roadsides. Also known as, “Cut-leaf daisy”. Grows 1-3 feet tall, flowers May to August. The ray flower tips will curl during hot weather. This plant has a woody tap root. This plant is preferred by livestock and will disappear from overgrazed areas. Deer relish this plant in the spring during early growth.