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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

golden-rayed pentachaeta Pentachaeta aurea ssp. aurea

Observer

kmerrill

Date

April 19, 2015 11:20 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Lake Calavera, Carlsbad, CA
Sensitive specie

Photos / Sounds

Date

April 5, 2015 01:40 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

white-rayed pentachaeta Pentachaeta bellidiflora

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 5, 2015 12:54 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tried for three years to find this in bloom. Finally!

Photos / Sounds

Observer

snakeinmypocket

Date

May 1, 2008 02:17 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Pentachaeta is a genus of the Asteraceae family; the entire genus is endemic to California. Of the six species members, at least one, Pentachaeta bellidiflora, is classified as an endangered species. The etymology of the genus name derives from Greek: Penta = five + chaeta = bristle, referring to the pappus scales of P. aurea. It was combined in Chaetopappa, but later work led to the genus being recognized as definitely separate. It is most closely...

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