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|Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Anisocoma||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Anisocoma acaulis Torr. & A. Gray
Habit: Annual, +- scapose; sap milky. Leaf: all basal, 3--5 cm, pinnately lobed; lobes toothed, +- hairy. Inflorescence: head liguliflorous, 1; peduncle 5--20 cm, glabrous; involucre 2--3 cm; phyllaries graduated in 4--5 series, outer short, oblong, blunt, inner linear, pointed, margins widely papery-transparent, often with +- red tips and dots; receptacle flat to weakly convex, paleate, paleae long, narrow, bristle-like. Flower: +- 40; ligule cream to bright yellow, readily withering. Fruit: 10--15-veined; pappus readily deciduous, of 10 plumose bristles in 1 series, white, bristles on adaxial side of fruit < those on abaxial side. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sandy washes, dry slopes; Elevation: 100--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SN, Teh, SnJV, SCoR, TR, PR, GB, D; Distribution Outside California: Nevada, Arizona, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: David J. Keil & G. Ledyard Stebbins
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Citation for this treatment: David J. Keil & G. Ledyard Stebbins 2016. Anisocoma acaulis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=851, accessed on October 22, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 22, 2016.