Longstalk cinchweed

Longstalk Cinchweed

Longstalk Cinchweed
Pectis longipes

Family: Composite or Sunflower (Compositae)

Size: To 1 in.

Date: 5/12/2001

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Notes: Small flowers at the end of long, thin leafless stalks with 12 - 15 rays around disk flowers with as many as 75 flowers. The leaves are fairly thick, but narrow, 1 - 2 inches long with glands on the margins, forming a low rosette. 10 species of Pectis in Arizona.

Longstalk cinchweed plant profile on the USDA Plants server.

This plant is found on the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Working Check list of flora.