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20072011GS1 a cultivated herb from Kashmir for ID: Small cultivated herb grown in Botanical garden, below Cheshmashahi in Kashmir; looks like a miniature sunflower hardly 2.5 cm across, with small 2-3 cm long leaves. Gardener gave the name something like sanuicalia. Does it give any clue about its identity?

Sanvitalia procumbens of Asteraceae, the creeping Zinnia

Thankfully finally got it identified from Facebook Group Medicinal Plants of Kashmir Himaliya by …

Yes, I too have clicked this last week at Shalimar garden.

… is right. No doubt, it is Sainivitalia procumbens (creeping zinnia).

Yes … I got it confirmed from Bailey “Manual of cultivated plants”

Sanvitalia procumbens, the creeping Zinnia Photographed from Kashmir

This is really wonderful. Thanks for sharing.