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Malacothrix saxatilis
cliff desert dandelion Aster Family
Malacothrix saxatilis Asteraceae
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common names
  cliff desert dandelion
  cliff aster
accepted scientific name
  Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Malacothrix saxatilis (1152)
family name
  Asteraceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is .8 to 1.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 3rd week of December

How Likely at this Location (35%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (97)
Tony Valois NPS (7)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (2)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
base map where plant found
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Brush
Disturbed
Rocky
Riparian
Forest
Sand
Grassland
Desert
Cliff
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