Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Baccharis salicina Torrey & Gray
(Emory Baccharis, Great Plains Seep-Willow)
Baccharis emoryi Gray
Baccharis salicina is a large shrub which prefers lower elevation creekbeds and arroyos. The leaves are coarsely one or few toothed around the middle or entire, but not dentate along the entire margin as in Baccharis salicifolia. The flowers are white with a pappus of white bristles.
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Baccharis salicina, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Richard Felger and the Asteraceae Workshop,
Burro Mtns,. Mangas Springs, Sept. 12, 2007
Baccharis salicina, with achenes, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, George Farmer, and the Audubon Club, Burro Mtns.,
Mulberry Canyon, Oct. 20, 2007
Baccharis salicina, detail of achenes, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Oct. 26, 2007
Baccharis salicina, branch full of achenes in winter, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., CF Canyon, January 6, 2010
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