Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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

Sanvitalia abertii Gray
(Sanvitalia, Abert's Dome)

Family: Asteraceae

Status: Native


Sanvitalia abertii is a small herb with about eight short rays and a raised green disc. The leaves are ciliate on the margin and lanceolate. Sanvitalia abertii is found in dry areas, on dry hillsides, and in town around sidewalks.
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Sanvitalia abertii, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Gomez Peak, Aug. 30, 2007

Sanvitalia abertii, closeup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, July 6, 2009

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