Chloracantha spinosa (Benth.) G.L. Nesom  
Family: Asteraceae
spiny chloracantha,  more...
[Aster spinosus Benth.,  more]
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Max Licher  
Plant: Rhizomatous perennial forb, much-branched, to 60 cm Leaves: leaves absent, branches green, often spiny Flowers: flower heads 5-7 mm high, ray flowers white, disk flowers yellow; pappus of capillary bristles. Notes: Upper leaves scale-like.Number of ray flowers per head are 15-30. References: Kearney & Peebles; Arizona Flora. McDougall; Seed plants of Northern Arizona. ASU specimans
Chloracantha spinosa image
Patrick Alexander  
Chloracantha spinosa image
Liz Makings  
Chloracantha spinosa image
Patrick Alexander  
Chloracantha spinosa image
Liz Makings  
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