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Sonoran Desert Plants
Leucosyris arizonica (B.L.Turner & D.B.Horne) Pruski & R.L. Hartmann (Psilactis, Arid Tansy-aster)

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 Leucosyris arizonica (B.L.Turner & D.B.Horne) Pruski & R.L. Hartmann

 Leucosyris arizonica (B.L.Turner & D.B.Horne) Pruski & R.L. Hartmann

Habitat: playas, roadsides, disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual,forb perennial
Leaf Description: alternate pinnatifid leaves
Flower Color: lavender violet and yellow
Flowering Period: Jun. To Oct.
Spines: spiny leaves
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 96 (30.2 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Leucosyris arizonica (B.L.Turner & D.B.Horne) Pruski & R.L. Hartmann (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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