USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
This photo shows a fruiting head with its slender pappus bristles. Photo by Dieter Wilken.
The white ray flowers are quickly deciduous, so herbarium specimens retain none or only a few ray flowers. This has led to ssp. aeolica being described as having 0-3 ray flowers, when it clearly may have more than that. Photo by Dieter Wilken.
Pentachaeta exilis ssp. aeolica range map.
Pentachaeta exilis ssp. aeolica, San Benito pentachaeta
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Ave., SW, Mailstop Code: 1103
Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Thursday, 08-Dec-2011 15:42:23 EST