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Xylorhiza tortifolia
Mojave aster Aster Family
Xylorhiza tortifolia Asteraceae
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common names
  Mojave aster
  Mojave woodyaster
accepted scientific name
  Xylorhiza tortifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
rules for finding collection records
  Aster tortifolius (35)
  Machaeranthera tortifolia (224)
  Xylorhiza tortifolia (1346)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2012 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 1. to 2.8 inches
Number of ray petals: 25 to 60
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (43%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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