Plant habit near A Mountain on the east side of Las Cruces, 10/15/05.
Fallen pseudanthia with mature achenes, near Mars Canyon on the southwest side of the Organ Mts., 23 Sep 2006. This species is distinguished from other Pectis in part by the pseudanthia falling intact, as shown here.
Achenes, near Mars Canyon on the southwest side of the Organ Mts., 23 Sep 2006.
A pseudanthium near A Mountain, 10/15/05.
Developing pseudanthia near A Mountain, 10/15/05. Note the large, translucent glandular dots on the phyllaries.