Pleiacanthus spinosus

A low shrub, much-branched and with soft thorns. Formerly a member of Stephanomeria. Found in the Great Basin area, not making it into New Mexico.

Pseudanthium & unfocused thorns at Cave Lake, east of Ely, NV, 8/6/06.

Plant habit at Cave Lake, 8/6/06.

A pseudanthium at Cave Lake, 8/6/06.

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