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Little Ironweed

Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob.

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Cyanthillium cinereum (Little Ironweed) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Minas Gerais, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, Caatinga, Cerrado, Amazônia, Rio De Janeiro, Pernambuco, Mata Atlântica, Bahia, SãO Paulo, Pará, and Espirito Santo. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Dark Grass Blue, Ypthima multistriata, Zizina otis riukuensis, and Leptosia nina niobe. Individuals can grow to 1.6 m.

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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 little ironweed. View this species on GBIF