Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 971, Stenotus acaulis  
 

 

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  Asteraceae Stenotus acaulis
Scanned on 10 Feb 2014.

Coll. No. 971, 22 May 2013, characters observed: Perennial tufted herb, to 8 cm., from a branched caudex, few short stalked glands; Leaves, (look opposite to me) alternate, cauline leaves only at base, winged petiole 4 mm. + blade 9 mm. = 13 mm. × 2.5 mm. wide, elliptic, entire, tip acuminate, 3-veined, outer 2 veins irregularly curved; Inflorescence, of 2 kinds of flowers, Heads, solitary, 13 mm. × 10-12 mm. wide; Phyllaries, in 2 graduated series, not in vertical ranks; Receptacle, epaleate; Rays, #4-5, 12 mm., yellow, fertile; Pappus, of well-developed bristles in single series, white.

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