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Prenanthella exigua


Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: arroyos, roadsides, disturbed areas, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblanceolate to obovate
leaf margin3: entire or toothed
Flower color2: white or whitish and violet or lavender
Flowering period2: Mar. to June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Synonym(s)1: Lygodesmia exigua
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area

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