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Morphology

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Description

Plants 20–50 cm. Stems unbranched or branched near bases. Leaves crowded near stem bases; petiolate or sessile; blades mostly oblanceolate to spatulate, usually alternately sinuate-pinnatifid, chartaceous, ultimate margins ± crenate, faces ± scabrous. Heads usually borne singly. Peduncles hairy (hispid and with wartlike hairs). Involucres 16–19+ mm diam. Ray corollas lemon yellow, abaxial veins green, laminae 10–12.6 × 5–7.8 mm. Disc corollas red to maroon. Cypselae (oval) 5.2–7 × 3–3.8 mm. 2n = 30.

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