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Pectis linifolia v.linifolia

romero macho

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: canyons, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf margin3: entire to setaceous
Flower color2: yellow and purple or magenta or lavender or violet
Flowering period2: Aug. and Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Synonym(s)1: Pectis linifolia v.marginalis, Pectis punctata
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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