U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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Halogeton (Halogeton glomeratus)
Description: A many stemmed annual to 18 inches. Plant blue-green in the spring and early summer, turning red to yellow by late summer. Leaves small, fleshy and nearly tubular, ending with a tiny needle-like hair. Minute cottony hairs occur at the leaf base. Flowers green and inconspicuous.
Distribution: The largest infestation of halogeton is in the desert saltbrush complex from Wendel to the Smoke Creek Desert and Karlo Road (Lassen County). Other known sites are in Surprise Valley and isolated areas around Alturas (Modoc County).