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Micromonolepis pusilla
red povertyweed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; disjunct in central Washington, otherwise from southern Oregon to California, east to Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Habitat: Sagebrush-steppe desert, often where alkaline.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Micromonolepis pusilla (Torr. ex S. Watson) Ulbr.
Publication: Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2. 16c: 500. 1934.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Monolepis pusilla Torr. ex S. Watson
Monolepsis pusilla Torr., orthographic variant [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Micromonolepis pusilla in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Micromonolepis pusilla checklist entry

OregonFlora: Micromonolepis pusilla information

E-Flora BC: Micromonolepis pusilla atlas page

CalPhotos: Micromonolepis pusilla photos

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