Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1247, Townsendia grandiflora  
 

 

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  Asteraceae Townsendia grandiflora
Scanned 21 December 2015.

Coll. No. 1247, 24 Jul 2015, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 15 cm.; Stem, hairs appressed; Leaves, opposite below, alternate above, 32 mm. × 3 mm. wide, long ciliate at base; Inflorescence, heads borne singly; Phyllaries, 5+ imbricate series, 13 mm. × 2.5 mm. wide, ovate, margin ciliate, tip acuminate, green around prominent mid-vein, chartaceous margins; Receptacle, flat, epaleate, very short bristles; Flowers of two kinds; Rays, sterile, pappus, scales, 0.6 mm., corolla, 14 mm. × 1.5 mm. wide, white; Disk, 14 mm. wide, pappus, bristles, 4.0 mm., corolla, 4.5 mm., yellow; cypsela, 4 mm. × 1.3 mm., flattened.

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