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Eclipta prostrata

False Daisy, chile de agua, hierba del tajo

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: riparian
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf margin3: toothed
Flower color2: white or whitish and yellow
Flowering period2: June To Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Synonym(s)1: Eclipta alba, Eclipta erecta
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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