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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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Annual, ± woolly.
Leaf: alternate, entire to pinnately lobed.
Inflorescence: heads 1, radiate; involucre bell-shaped or hemispheric; phyllaries 3–±8 in 1 series, equal, proximally fused, margins sometimes translucent; receptacle conic or hemispheric, pitted or smooth, epaleate.
Ray flower: 1 per phyllary; ray 5–10 mm, ± ovate, yellow, tip entire or slightly toothed.
Disk flower: 8–25+; corolla yellow, proximally long-hairy; anther tip deltate; style tips deltate.
Fruit: oblanceolate, 3–4-angled, ± compressed front-to-back; pappus 0.
3 species: CA. (Greek: false Bahia) [Johnson 2006 FNANM 21:351–353]
Unabridged references: [Johnson 1991 Novon 1:119–124]
1. Largest leaves entire or 3-lobed ..... P. bahiifolia
1' Largest leaves 1–2-pinnately lobed
2. Largest leaves 1(2)-pinnately lobed; phyllaries fused ± in proximal 1/2 ..... P. heermannii
2' Largest leaves 2-pinnately lobed (except small plants); phyllaries fused only at base ..... P. peirsonii
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