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wand blackroot
Pterocaulon virgatum
wand blackroot Aster Family
Pterocaulon virgatum Asteraceae
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common name
  wand blackroot
accepted scientific name
  Pterocaulon virgatum (L) DC
rules for finding collection records
  Gnaphalium virgatum (0)
  Pterocaulon virgatum (185)
family name
  Asteraceae
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 November

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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