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Simsia lagasceiformis
Simsia lagasceiformis
Few-rayed Bush Sunflower
Photographer: Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0918 1321 (2018-09-09)

Copyright © 2018 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Sep 15, 2017
  • latitude 32.27760   longitude 105.13510     View on Google Maps.
  • location   State Highway NM 506, 0.3 mile southeast of junction with County Road G-25, 0.4 mile southwest of junction with GO-07, crossing Jernigan Wash, Crow Flats (Otero County, New Mexico, US)
  • family Asteraceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert Larrea-Flourensia scrub on Tobosa grassland remnant at 3833' 1170m)
  • notes   Several hundred annual plants, many exceeding 6' in height (as here scaled by Dr. R. S. Spellenberg of NMSU), found in silty soil of a shallow natural ponding area at roadside. This site became the 3rd known documented U.S. occurance for this Mexican species. Found at lower end of wide braided sheet drainage terminating Jernigan Wash onto the Crow Flats plain, an area relatively verdant after recent heavy summer rains.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 227
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Few-rayed Bush Sunflower (photographer)
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