Definition of Melampodium leucanthum
1. Noun. Bushy subshrub having flower heads that resemble asters with broad white rays; found in desert areas of Arizona east to Kansas and south to Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Melampodium, Melampodium
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Literary usage of Melampodium leucanthum
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"melampodium leucanthum T. & G. FI. NA a : 271. 1842. Perennial, woody at the base, branched, canes- cent, 4'-! 2' high, the branches slender. ..."