Malacothrix stebbinsii

An uncommon plant, similar to the much more common Malacothrix fendleri but with the ligulate corollas much shorter, and differing in pappus characteristics.

Pseudanthia at Aguirre Spring on the northeast side of the Organ Mts., 22 Apr 2007.

Flowering stems at Aguirre, 22 Apr 2007.

A lower cauline leaf on the Pine Tree Trail at Aguirre Springs, 22 Apr 2007.

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