Eastern Mojave Vegetation Flower of Heterotheca villosa  


Home Page
If you have a question or a comment about this photograph you may write to me at: tas4@schweich.com I sometimes post interesting questions in my FAQ, but I never disclose your full name or address.
  Asteraceae, Heterotheca villosa nana
Scanned 10 August 2014.

Possibly var. nana.

There are visible scales outside the bristles on the mature fruit to right of center.

Perennial herb, to 50 cm.; Leaves, cauline alternate, entire, 1-veined, distal perpendicular to stems, hairs > glands; Heads solitary, with both ray and disk flowers; Phyllaries in 2+ series, unequal, to 7 mm.; Rays, 9 mm.; Pappus double, outer narrow scales ≤ 1 mm. (easier to see on mature fruit), inner bristles, 6.5 mm., white; Fruit, disk 3 mm., hairy.

Location records that use this photograph:

Article records that use this photograph:

Other photos about Species - Asteraceae or Heterotheca villosa.


[Home Page]

Date and time this page was prepared: 6/16/2024 11:57:35 AM