Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 150, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus ssp. viscidiflorus  


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  Asteraceae Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus viscidiflorus
Scanned 17 Jan 2014.

Coll. No. 150, 3 Oct 1997, characters observed: Perennial shrub, to 1 m.; Stem glabrous (few stray hairs); Leaves, alternate, linear, to 24 mm. × 1.5 mm. wide, ±straight, glandless, glabrous; Inflorescence, heads exceeding distal leaves, flowers of 1 kind, no strap-shaped corollas; Involucre, 9 mm.; Phyllaries, graduated in several series, not in vertical ranks, unequal, narrowly ovate, without embedded oil glands; Receptacle, epaleate; Flowers 5; Corolla, yellow, tube 3.5 mm. + throat 0.5 mm. + fused lobes 3.0 mm. + free lobes 0.5 mm. = 7.5 mm., gradually expanded above the tube; Pappus, well-developed, bristles, #many; Pistil, 6.0 mm. + stigmatic portion 1.2 mm. + appendages 1.0 mm. = 8.2 mm.; Fruit, moderately hairy.

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