Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1894, Crepis occidentalis  


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  Asteraceae Crepis occidentalis
Scanned 22 November 2018.

Coll. No. 1894, 28 May 2018, characters observed: Perennial, herb, to 25 cm., taprooted; Stem, green, tomentose, glandular, no bristles; Leaves, basal and cauline, alternate, petiole 20 mm. + blade 56 mm. × 17 mm. wide, reduced distally, pinnately lobed nearly to mid-rib, segments deltoid, tomentose, glandular; Inflorescence, heads #3 per stem, showy, >leaves; Peduncles, 23 mm.; Involucre, 12 mm. × 12 mm. wide, cyindric, tomentose; Phyllaries, 2 graduated series, 3.5 mm. &tmes; 2 mm. wide, deltoid, 12.5 mm. × 3 mm. wide, lanceolate, ±flat, tomentose, gland-tipped black bristles evenly distributed; Receptacle, epaleate; Ray flowers (ligules), many, tube 6 mm. + blade 12.5 mm. × 2.4 mm. wide, yellow; Pappus, 9 mm. well-developed, bristles, ±equal, smooth; Fruit, 2 mm. × 1.3 mm. wide, brown, glabrous.

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