Tidestromia lanuginosa (Nutt.) Standl.
Cladothrix lanuginosa Nutt.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Caryophyllidae||Cacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts|
|Order||Caryophyllales||Includes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants|
|Genus||Tidestromia||Named for American botanist Ivar (Frederick) Tidestrøm (1864-1956), author of Flora of Utah and Nevada (1925) and Flora of Arizona and New Mexico (1941) with Sister Teresita Kittell. He apparently also did work in Maryland and Virginia|
|Species||lanuginosa||Woolly or downy|
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Tidestromia lanuginosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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