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Xanthisma spinulosum v.gooddingii

Spiny Goldenweed,

Xanthisma spinulosum v.gooddingii
Xanthisma spinulosum v.gooddingii

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: roadsides, bajadas, valleys, rocky slopes
Leaf description3: alternate simple toothed
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: Mar. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spiny leaves
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Synonym(s)1: Haplopappus spinulosus ssp.gooddingii, Machaeranthera pinnatifida v.gooddingii
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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