Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Isocoma tenuisecta Greene
Haplopappus tenuisectus (Greene) Blake
Isocoma tenuisecta is a perennial herb, nearly a shrub at times with a woody base. The leaves
are pinnatifid. The inflorescence is discoid and arranged in terminal glomerules. Isocoma tenuisecta is found in lower elevation and in a wide variety of habitats including mesas and canyons.
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Isocoma tenuisecta, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Wild Horse Cyn., Aug. 15, 2007
Isocoma tenuisecta, detail of inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., WD Ranch Rd., Aug. 27, 2007
Isocoma tenuisecta, achene and pappus, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Newby Road, Nov. 7, 2008
Isocoma tenuisecta, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Gold Gulch, Dec. 7, 2008
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