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Townsendia annua

Annual Townsend Daisy

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: disturbed areas, sandy areas, alkali flats
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblanceolate
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish or pink or lavender and yellow
Flowering period2: Apr. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Compositae (composite family)
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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