Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Pectis angustifolia Torrey
By var., see Allred
Pectis angustifolia is a small plant with bright green linear leaves. The leaves
contain rows of glands near each margin. When the leaves are crushed, the aroma of lemon is unmistakable.
The flowers are small and yellow.
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Pectis angustifolia, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Sept. 4, 2007
Pectis angustifolia, glands on leaf, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Oct. 12, 2007
Pectis angustifolia, detail of achenes, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Oct. 12, 2007
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