Small Wire-Lettuce
Stephanomeria exigua Nutt

A sparse plant, growing to twenty inches in height, having wiry, branching stems, and leaves that are reduced to bracts. It is a dicot with mostly white flowers, with 5 to 11 per head.  Blooms Most of its flowers are white. It has from five to eleven per head and blooms in July and August. Its flowers open quite early in the morning, and close when the sun strikes. It is found in drier climate from 0 to 8,000 feet.

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