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Psathyrotes ramosissima

Desert Velvet, Turtleback

Psathyrotes ramosissima

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas
Leaf description3: alternate simple
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: Most of year
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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