Enceliopsis


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Noun1.Enceliopsis - small genus of xerophytic herbs of southwestern United States
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Enceliopsis nudicaulis, sunray - herb having a basal cluster of grey-green leaves and leafless stalks each with a solitary broad yellow flower head; desert areas Idaho to Arizona
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Listed species addressed in the recovery plan include an endangered plant, the Amargosa niterwort (Nitrophila mohavensis); six threatened plants, the spring-loving centaury (Centaurium namophilum), Ash Meadows ivesia (Ivesia eremica), Ash Meadows blazing star (Mentzelia leucophylla), Ash Meadows milkvetch (Astragalus phoenix), Ash Meadows sunray (Enceliopsis nudicaulis var.
Among 21 flowering plants that grow nowhere else in the world, you'll find the yellow Panamint daisy (Enceliopsis covillei), the small-blossomed goldcarpet (Gilmania), and the blue-flowered Death Valley sage (Salvia funerea).