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San Joaquin Woolly Threads
(Monolopia congdonii )
Asteraceae

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Description: Lightly woolly annual herb, 2 - 12 inches (5-30cm) long. Leaves narrowly oblong, 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (1-4.5cm) long, with smooth or lightly wavy edges. Inflorescence are heads in clusters at the branch tips. The ray flowers have 3-lobed, yellow petals, and the disk flowers are 4-lobed, yellow, and bell-shaped. The fruit are achenes.

Distribution:

Habitat: Sandy or clayey grassland, alkaline plains. Elevation 192 - 2560 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms February - May.

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Status: Federal Endangered, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Hollister, Bakersfield

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010