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