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Luina serpentina
Luina serpentina
Creeping Silverback
Photographer: Christopher Christie

ID: 0000 0000 0709 1345 (2009-07-22)

Copyright © 2009 Christopher L. Christie

  • date of photo  Jul 17, 2009
  • location   Blue Mountains, Malheur National Forest (Grant County, Oregon, US)
  • family Asteraceae
  • order Asterales
  • class Magnoliopsida
  • plant community   Open, rocky sites with poor soil development. Usually on steep slopes, serpentine rock, above small tributaries
  • contributor's ID #  LUSE-02-071709 45-8168-071709
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Creeping Silverback (photographer)
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    1. Reviewed by Ryan O'Dell    Jul 15, 2022

    Action: commented on photo

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Luina serpentina is a strict endemic of talus and not endemic to serpentine. It occurs on both non-serpentine and serpentine talus slopes. Fields Creek watershed. Field observations by R. O'Dell."

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2009 Christopher L. Christie. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact C. Christie (541) 519-5084


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