Taxon: Flaveria trinervia (Spreng.) C. Mohr

Genus: Flaveria
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 417517
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 6:810. 1901
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Aug-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Aug-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • clustered yellowtops  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • speedyweed  (Source: F SAust) - English
  • yellow twinstem  (Source: F SAust) - English
  • flaveria  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust, as F. australasica)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Florida
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Aguascalientes, Campeche, Chiapas, Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Goias, Minas Gerais
    • Caribbean: Bahamas ; Barbados ; Cayman Islands ; Cuba ; Dominican Republic ; Haiti ; Jamaica ; Puerto Rico ; Turks and Caicos Islands
    • Central America: Belize
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Peru Arequipa

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea ; Ethiopia ; Somalia
    • South Tropical Africa: Zambia ; Zimbabwe
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman ; Saudi Arabia ; Yemen
    • Western Asia: Iraq
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Missouri
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Massachusetts
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Virginia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii

  • Adventive

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus


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