A low-growing, five-rayed annual Pectis with phyllaries cohering and falling as a
unit with the achenes. In New Mexico P. prostrata is found in the bootheel region.
Plant habit near Mormon Pass in the Peloncillo Mountains, 26 Aug 2007.
Closer view of a pseudanthium and subtending leaves, 26 Aug 2007.
A pseudanthium cut open to show the achenes, 26 Aug 2007.
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