Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 966, Ionactis alpina  


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  Asteraceae Ionactis alpina
Scanned on 8 Feb 2014.

Coll. No. 966, 22 May 2013, characters observed: Perennial, tufted herb, to 8 cm.; Stem unarmed; Leaves, alternate, sessile, 5.5 mm. × 2 mm. wide, firm, oblong, tip acuminate, margin white, entire, scabrous; Inflorescence of two kinds of flowers, radiate; Heads solitary; Receptacle, epaleate (single ring of paleae buried among the disk flowers); Phyllaries, in 3 ±defined series, graduated, outer < inner, inner bases white, tips herbaceous, margin scarious, veins 1, resin-filled unknown; Rays, blue, oblong, style present; Disk, corolla, yellow; Pappus of well-developed bristles, #>20, few short outer bristles, many long inner bristles, cylindric, short plumose.

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