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Noun1.Machaeranthera - wildflowers of western North AmericaMachaeranthera - wildflowers of western North America
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
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia, tahoka daisy, tansy leaf aster - wild aster with fernlike leaves and flower heads with very narrow bright purple rays; Alberta to Texas and Mexico
Machaeranthera bigelovii, sticky aster - wild aster having leafy stems and flower heads with narrow bright reddish-lavender or purple rays; western Colorado to Arizona
Machaeranthera tortifoloia, Mojave aster - wild aster having greyish leafy stems and flower heads with narrow pale lavender or violet rays; of rocky desert slopes California to Arizona and Utah
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MRE [Woolly-white] Machaeranthera pinnatifida (Hook.) Shinners E,P [Spiny Ironplant] Pinaropappus roseus (Less.) Less.
Common shrubs include a variety of yucca Yucca spp., prickly pear Opuntia spp., mormon tea Ephedra spp., tarbush Flourensia cernua, snakeweed Gutierrezia spp., creosote bush Larrera tridentata and honey mesquite Prosopis glandulosa; forbs included spiny golden aster Xanthisma spinulosum, Tahoka daisy Machaeranthera tanacetifolia, field bahia Bahia absinthifolia, globemallow Sphaeralcea spp.
Insect herbivores limit habitat distribution of a native composite, Machaeranthera conescens.
N Lythrum alatum Pursh + + Machaeranthera canescens (Pursh) A.Gray Machaeranthera linearis Greene + + Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.
On the other hand, while selenium is accumulated by asters, Machaeranthera, Atriplex, Oonopsis and some species of Astragalus (milkvetch), there are some plants which are obligated to accumulate it -- they need it: Stanleya (Princesplume), Xylorrhiza (woody aster) and Astragalus mollissimun (locoweed).