Sus valores de PST son relativamente altos al ser comparados con las especies Encelia farinosa
In contrast, Ehleringer (1993) showed that lower carbon isotope discrimination ([DELTA], an estimate of WUE) was associated with greater survival of the desert shrub, Encelia farinosa
Gray ex Torr.
uncertainty in the proposed aspect) Species Nurse plant Life-cycle stage Columnar cacti Carnegiea Ambrosia deltoidea S-J-A gigantea * Cercidium microphylum Encelia farinosa
Laura tridentata Olneya tesota Prosopis juliflora Cephalocereus Caesalpinia S-J hoppenstedtii * melanadenia Escontria Acacia S-J-A chiotilla * cochliacantha Fouquieria formosa Mimosa luisana M.
Essentially the same is true in semideserts dominated by such celebrated species as Larrea tridentata or Encelia farinosa
and in shortgrass prairie dominated by Bouteloua gracilis (Aguilera and Lauenroth 1993).
There are clumps of the yellow-flowered Encelia farinosa
(Asteraceae), with specimens of the spiny ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens, see also photos 57 and 145) and the extremely prickly teddy bear cholla (Opuntia bigelovii), easily recognized by its abundant bright cream spines that embed themselves in passing animals.
Evidence of different adaptations of flower color variants of Encelia farinosa