Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1108, Packera plattensis  
 

 

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  Asteraceae Packera plattensis
Photographed 14 May 2015.

Coll. No. 1108, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 60 cm.; Leaves, basal and cauline, some densely tomentose along petiole and mid-vein, else thinly tomentose, basal, petiole 60 mm. + blade ovate 110 mm. × 35 mm. wide, margin entire to slightly scalloped (somewhat more like that described for P. crocata), cauline, sessile, lance-linear, 130 mm. × 15 mm. wide, reduced above, margins, some with small, dense, sharp teeth; Inflorescence, ±8 heads per stem; Phyllaries in 1 series, (partially enclosing alternate ray and disc flowers), 6 mm. × 1.7 mm. wide, tips mucronate; Receptacle epaleate; Pappus of bristles in ±1+ series, 6-7 mm.; Ray flowers, few (8-12), ♀-only, tube 4 mm. + blade 8 mm. = 12 mm. × 3 mm. wide; Disc flowers bisexual.

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