(Oxytheca parishii var. goodmaniana )
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Description: Annual herb 2 - 24 inches (5-60cm) tall. Leaf 3/4 - 2 3/4 inches (1-7cm) long, oblanceolate to pear-shaped, with straight hairs along the edge. Involucres (group of bracts beneath the flower), are fused at the base, funnel shaped, with 4-5 awns up to 1/8 inch (2-3mm) long, and ivory colored. Involucres contain 3-20 white to pink flowers, each 1/8 inch (2-2.5mm) wide, with stiff, straight, sharp hairs, and smooth lobes. Fruit is 1.6 inch (1.7-2mm).
Habitat: Limestone talus, pinyon and juniper woodland. Elevation 4160 - 7600 feet.
Flowering Period: Blooms May - September.
Status: Federal Endangered, California Native Plant Society List 1B