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Key to Lagophylla

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(For a list of species in Lagophylla, use the above link.)

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1. Ray 3–6 mm; leaves ± gray, distal stalked-glandular abaxially, glands generally ± white or yellow, sometimes golden-brown; stem glandless; heads in tight groups or open, panicle-like clusters; calyx-like bracts subtending  2–5; phyllaries on angles coarsely long-straight-hairy ..... L. ramosissima

1' Ray (4)7–13 mm; leaves green or gray-green, distal glandless or stalked-glandular, glands yellow, golden, ± white, or purple; stem glandless or distally stalked-glandular; heads in panicle-like clusters; calyx-like bracts subtending involucre 0 or 2–5; phyllaries on angles scabrous or minutely coarsely hairy to coarsely long-straight-hairy

2. Main stem axis obvious; distal leaves stalked-glandular, glands yellow or golden; calyx-like bracts subtending involucre 3–5; involucre obconic; phyllaries on angles minutely coarsely hairy to coarsely long-straight-hairy, hairs 0.3–1+ mm, ± widely  or curved toward phyllary tip ..... L. glandulosa

2' Main stem axis often not obvious, ± zigzag; distal leaves glandless or stalked-glandular, most glands purple, some yellow or ± white; calyx-like bracts subtending involucre 0 or 2–3; involucre ± hemispheric to obovoid; phyllaries on angles ± minutely coarsely hairy or scabrous or coarsely long-straight-hairy, hairs 0.1–1+ mm, ± curved toward phyllary tip

3. Phyllaries 4–5 mm, on angles coarsely long-straight-hairy, hairs 0.5–1+ mm; fruit shiny ..... L. minor

3' Phyllaries 4–6.5 mm, on angles ± minutely coarsely hairy to scabrous, hairs 0.1–0.6 mm; fruit dull

4. Proximal leaves  to lance- or oblance-linear, , distal leaves sparsely stalked-glandular; stems yellow-brown; phyllaries 4–5 mm; rays 4–9 mm ..... L. diabolensis

4' Proximal leaves oblanceolate to spoon-shaped, entire to toothed, distal leaves often glandless; stems yellow-brown to dark purplish; phyllaries 6–6.5 mm; rays 4–13 mm ..... L. dichotoma



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