Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Malacothrix fendleri Gray
(Desert Dandelion, Fendler's Desert Dandelion)
Malacothrix fendleri is plant found in lower elevation sandy soils. It has light yellow
ray flowers and no obvious disc flowers.
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Malacothrix fendleri, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Mangas Cyn. Road, May 1, 2007
Malacothrix fendleri, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., WD Ranch Road, April 16, 2010
Malacothrix fendleri, going to seed, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., WD Ranch Road, May 5, 2010
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