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Pterocaulon virgatum
wand blackroot Aster Family
Pterocaulon virgatum Asteraceae
common name
  wand blackroot
accepted scientific name
  Pterocaulon virgatum (L) DC
rules for finding collection records
  Gnaphalium virgatum (0)
  Pterocaulon virgatum (80)
family name
Image Author: ©2016 Floyd Doughty
Image License: Author's permission

Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
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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