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California Desertdandelion

Malacothrix californica DC.

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Malacothrix californica (California 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 Andrena plumiscopa.

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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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EOL has data for 14 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of California desertdandelion. View this species on GBIF