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Zinnia acerosa

Desert Zinnia, zinia del desierto

Zinnia acerosa
Zinnia acerosa
Zinnia acerosa

Life form2, 3: shrub, low
Habitat: bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear
leaf surface3: canescent
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Apr. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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