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Grindelia nuda var. aphanactis

Grindelia nuda Alph. Wood var. aphanactis (Rydb.) G.L. Nesom

Grindelia aphanactis Rydb.

Curlytop Gumweed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusGrindeliaNamed for David Hieronymus Grindel (1776-1836), a German pharmacologist, physician and professor of botany at Riga, Estonia
SpeciesnudaNaked, bare
var.aphanactisFrom the Greek aphanes, “inconspicuous,” and actis, “a ray,” thus a head with small ray flowers

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Grindelia nuda (Curlytop Gumweed)

8/26/2014 · Rte 117, El Malpais National Monument Badlands, El Malpais, NM
≈ 7 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Grindelia nuda (Curlytop Gumweed)

8/26/2014 · Rte 117, El Malpais National Monument Badlands, El Malpais, NM
≈ 8 × 12" (21 × 31 cm)

Grindelia nuda var. aphanactis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Grindelia nuda (Curlytop Gumweed)

8/26/2014 · Rte 117, El Malpais National Monument Badlands, El Malpais, NM
≈ 5 × 4½" (13 × 11 cm)

Grindelia nuda (Curlytop Gumweed)

8/26/2014 · Rte 117, El Malpais National Monument Badlands, El Malpais, NM
≈ 7 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Grindelia nuda (Curlytop Gumweed)

8/26/2014 · Rte 117, El Malpais National Monument Badlands, El Malpais, NM
≈ 10 × 15" (25 × 37 cm)

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