American trailplant

Adenocaulon bicolor

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Adenocaulon bicolor is a flowering plant in the daisy family known as American trailplant. It is found in southern Canada and across the northern and western United States. This plant has a very thin erect branching stem surrounded by triangular leaves only at the base. Upon the branches are tiny inflorescences of white flowers, each flower measuring only a few millimeters in width. Around each inflorescence grows a distinctive array of club-shaped fruits covered in tiny...

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