Encelia farinosa

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Synonyms for Encelia farinosa

fragrant rounded shrub of southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico having brittle stems and small crowded blue-green leaves and yellow flowers

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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 (Compositae).