Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1483, Thelesperma megapotamicum  
 

 

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  Asteraceae Thelesperma megapotamicum
Scanned 1 January 2017.

Coll. No. 1483, 6 Jul 2016, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 55 cm., woody at base, glabrous, eglandular; Leaves, opposite, pinnately lobed, lobes filiform, 30-35 mm.; Inflorescence, 1-3 heads per stem on 10 cm. peduncles; Phyllaries, 2 dimorphic series, without bristles or spines, outer, 2 mm. × 1.3 mm. wide, spreading, inner, 8 mm. × 3 mm. wide, connate 4.7 mm, tips erect; Receptacle, paleate, flat; Paleae, 7 mm. × 2 mm. wide, mid-vein greenish-brown, otherwise chartaceous; Flowers of 1 kind; Disc flowers, corolla, tube 3 mm. + throat 1 mm. + lobes 2 mm., color yellow with red-brown veins; Pappus, 2 retrorsely barbed awns; Cypsela, 3.8 mm.

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