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Aromatic, grey villose-canescent annual or short-lived perennial. leaves 2-6 x 1-2.5 cm, 1-2-pinnatisect, the lobes oblong-ovateand staminate capitula 2.5-3 mm diam., sessile in nodding dense spicate inflorescences 2-6 cm; florets 8-20; corollas 3 mm, tubular, yellow, pubescent outside; anthers with a conspicuous appendage, pistillate capitula axillary, greenish; involucre reticulate-nerved, tuberculate.fruiting involucre 4-5 x 3-3.5 mm, accrescent, ovoid, tapering to a 1 mm beak and 5-7 horn like appendages around the middle; achenes 3-3.5 x 2-2.5 mm, subglobose to ovoid, epappose,
firmly enclosed by the involucre.


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