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Smooth Desertdandelion

Malacothrix glabrata (D. C. Eat. ex Gray) A. Gray

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Malacothrix glabrata (Smooth Desertdandelion) is a species of annual herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States and The Americas. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Vanessa cardui, Acmaeodera acuta, and Hesperapis.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of smooth desertdandelion. View this species on GBIF