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Stephanomeria schottii

Schott's Wire-lettuce

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sand dunes, sandy areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: white or whitish and violet or lavender
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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