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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Caudex woody, fibrous-rooted.
Stem: ± erect, generally 4–10 dm, glabrous to hairy.
Leaf: mostly cauline; most proximal withering early, generally 3–8 cm, oblanceolate to elliptic, acute, ± hairy.
Inflorescence: heads ± congested on each branch of flat-topped cluster; peduncle of each head very short; phyllaries ± keeled, oblong, acute, base ± white, tip green, outer ± spreading.
Ray flower: generally ± 5; corolla 4–7 mm, white.
Disk flower: corolla 3–5 mm; anthers ± purple.
Fruit: 2.5–5.5, appressed-hairy; pappus 5–7 mm, innermost longest, tip wider, slightly flattened.
2n=18. [Online Interchange]
1. Herbage moderately to densely hairy ..... subsp. californicus
1' Herbage sparsely hairy ..... subsp. oregonensis
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