Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1027, Helenium bigelovii  
 

 

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  Asteraceae Helenium bigelovii
Scanned 2 February 2015.

Helenium bigelovii A. Gray. Bigelow's Sneeze Weed.

Walker Creek (Lower), Mono County, California. Pumice Valley, along the bank of Walker Creek, just above the crossing of old US Highway 395, growing in the creek bank and hanging over the creek. 37.9038N, 119.1028W. WGS 1984. Elev. 2090 m.

Coll. No. 1027, 24 Jul 2013, characters observed while keying: Perennial, Stems, to 50 cm. (hanging over a creek from the bank); Leaves, alternate, cauline, lanceolate, slightly arcuate, entire, largest 13 cm. × 2.6 cm. wide, decurrent on stem 4.5 cm. forming wings; Heads, single on peduncle 15 cm., composed of two kinds of flowers, some with strap-shaped corollas; Phyllaries, 2 series, overlapping slightly, ±equal, reflexed; Receptacle, epaleate, smooth, spheric; Ray, yellow, corolla withering (not papery); Pappus of well-developed scales, #±6, ± equal.

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