Plant Genera


Family Code: ASTERA
Genus Code: CONYZ
Genus CN: horseweed
Genus Authority: Less.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 60 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, of temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions. Recent molecular studies have indicated the likely polyphyly of Conyza and its close relationship with Erigeron; the ultimate circumscription of these genera is in doubt (Nesom 2000b, Noyes 2000).
Genus References: Strother in FNA (2006b); Cronquist (1980)=SE; Nesom (2000b); Nesom (2008b). Key based in part on SE.
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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