PlantsMalacothrix→Desert Dandelion (Malacothrix glabrata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Plant Height: 6-14 inches
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Pale yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: March-June

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Location: Mt. Pinos, Los Padres National Forest, CaliforniaDate: 2009-04-25
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Location: Redrock Canyon State Park, CaliforniaDate: 2009-04-25
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Location: Desert dandelion (Malacothrix glabrata) in Joshua TreeDate: 2008-02-24Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Comments:
Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 23, 2020 8:09 PM

In wet years, this showy wildflower will form masses of yellow in sandy deserts.

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