Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Isocoma tenuisecta Greene

Family: Asteraceae

Status: Native

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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