Baccharis salicifolia

A shrubby plant found in washes and canyons. The pseudanthia are functionally pistillate or functionally staminate, and the plants dioecious.

Inflorescences near La Cueva on the west side of the Organ Mts., 7 Sep 2006.

Pistillate pseudanthia near La Cueva, 7 Sep 2006. Note that, althoug the stamens are present, they are reduced and do not produce pollen.

Pistillate pseudanthia with mature achenes in lower Filmore Canyon, 7 Sep 2006.

A leaf, near La Cueva, 7 Sep 2006.

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