Monoptilon bellidiforme

Torrey & A. Gray

Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 106, plate 13, figs. 1–6. 1845

Common names: Daisy desertstar
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 210.
Stems yellow-green. Phyllary margins herbaceous. Disc floret corollas loosely strigose proximally. Pappi scarious cups 0.1–0.4 mm plus 1 apically plumose bristle usually equaling disc corollas, rarely the bristle reduced or almost absent. 2n = 16.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Sandy or gravelly flats, pinyon pine or pine-juniper woodlands
Elevation: 700–1500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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