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Rigiopappus leptocladus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Asterales
Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Genus: Rigiopappus
Species: Rigiopappus leptocladus


Rigiopappus leptocladus


* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. [1]

Rigiopappus is a monotypic genus whose only species is Rigiopappus leptocladus. It is a flowering plant in the daisy family sometimes known as wireweed. It is an annual plant sending up slender stems terminating in small daisylike yellow flowers. It is native to the western United States. It is closely related to genus Pentachaeta.

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