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Pleiacanthus spinosus
thorn skeletonweed Aster Family
Pleiacanthus spinosus Asteraceae
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common name
  thorn skeletonweed
accepted scientific name
  Pleiacanthus spinosus (Nutt.) Rydb.
rules for finding collection records
  Lygodesmia spinosa (108)
  Pleiacanthus spinosus (293)
  Stephanomeria spinosa (190)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2010 Lee Dittmann
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Three petals, Four petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .5 to 1. inches
Number of ray petals: 3 to 5
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of May thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Desert
Disturbed
Forest
Rocky
Sand
Riparian
Grassland
Brush
grid lines base