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Porophyllum gracile

odora, hierba del venado, Slender Poreleaf

Porophyllum gracile
Porophyllum gracile

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas, washes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear
leaf surface3: glaucous
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Mar. 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:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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