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Gnaphalium virgatum (0)
Pterocaulon virgatum (80)
Image Author: ©2016 Floyd Doughty
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Flowers: No obvious petals
Plant Observed last week of February thru 2nd week of October
How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Pterocaulon virgatum has individual flower heads. In P. pycnostachyum the heads are merged into a conical structure.
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