Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 118, Eriophyllum wallacei  


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  Asteraceae Eriophyllum wallacei
Scanned 31 October 2013.

From left to right: 2 phyllaries, 1 ray flower, 8 disc flowers.

Coll. No. 118, 29 April 1997, characters observed while keying: Annual, tap-rooted, wooly, to 4 cm.; Leaves, cauline, alternate, 7 mm., sessile or very short-petioled, without embedded oil glands; Inflorescence, some flowers with strap-shaped corollas, head radiate, composed of 2 kinds of flowers; Peduncle, 6-8 mm.; Phyllaries, in 1 series, flat, 5 mm., without embedded oil glands; Receptacle epaleate, conical (TJM2 says “hemispheric”); Pappus, 6-8 short (0.5 mm.) scales, ±equal; Corollas, yellow, ray tube 1 mm. + blade 5 mm.; Anther tips awl-like (almost look hair-like); Fruit, 2 mm.

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