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California desert dandelion
Malacothrix californica
California desert dandelion Aster Family
Malacothrix californica Asteraceae
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common name
  California desert dandelion
accepted scientific name
  Malacothrix californica DC.
rules for finding collection records
  Malacothrix californica (525)
  exclude Malacothrix californica glabrata
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.7 to 0.9 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru end of June

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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