White Plectritis - Plectritis macrocera
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Annual herbs to 60 cm tall, often glandular-hairy above. Leaves short-petiolate becoming sessile above; leaf blades 1-6 cm long, 4-25(-40) mm wide, obovate to oblong or linear. Flowers in capitate or interrupted spicate clusters. Calyx obsolete; corolla bilabiate, 2-5 mm long, 5-lobed, funnelform, spurred at base; stamens 3; stigma usually bilobed. Achene 2-3 mm long, yellowish with broad wings, glabrous or puberulent (adapted from: Welsh et al. 1993, A Utah Flora, 2nd ed.).
BC to MT south to CA, NV and UT (Kartesz in prep. 2012).
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Sagebrush to coniferous communities.
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.