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little ironweed

Leaf

blades 20–35(–50+) × 12–25(–30+) mm (including petioles).

Bracts

± linear at proximal nodes, wanting distally.

Peduncles

3–10(–20+) mm.

Phyllaries

3–4 mm.

Cypselae

1.5–2 mm;

pappi white, outer scales 0.1–0.3 mm, inner bristles 3–4 mm.

2n

= 36.

Cyanthillium cinereum

Phenology Flowering year-round.
Habitat Disturbed places
Elevation 0–10 m [0–0 ft]
Distribution
from FNA
FL; Mexico; Central America; South America; West Indies; Asia; Africa; Indian Ocean Islands; Pacific Islands [Introduced in North America]
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Parent taxa Asteraceae > tribe Vernonieae > Cyanthillium
Synonyms Conyza cinerea, Vernonia cinerea
Name authority (Linnaeus) H. Robinson: Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 103: 252. (1990)
Source Flora of North America vol. 19, p. 205.
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