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Image of Malacothrix saxatilis var. tenuifolia (Nutt.) A. Gray
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Cliff Desertdandelion

Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray

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Malacothrix saxatilis (Cliff Desertdandelion) is a species of shrub 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 bee flies, skipper butterflies, and bee.

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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 cliff desertdandelion. View this species on GBIF