Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 887, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus ssp. puberulus  
 

 

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  Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus puberulus
Scanned August 11, 2013.

Coll. No. 887, 22 Aug 2012, characters observed while keying: Perennial shrub, to 1 m., juice with latex, not thistle-like; Stem generally glabrous (very few hairs), young stem few hairs (but not tomentose); Leaves alternate, linear, 30 mm. x 0.8-1.2 mm. wide, margins entire, not ciliate, adaxial surface with tangled hairs, oil glands 0; Heads, conical, not overtopped by distal leaves, ray flowers 0, disc flowers present; Involucre obconic, 8-9 mm.; Phyllaries in 3 distinct vertical ranks, graduated in size, lower << rest of involucre, opaque, tips acute, oil glands 0; Flowers 6; Pappus of many bristles, ±cylindric; Corollas yellow; Style, appendages (2.0 mm.) > stigmatic portion (1.6 mm.); Fruit moderately hairy.

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