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2. Deinandra conjugens (D. D. Keck) B. G. Baldwin, Novon. 9: 468. 1999.

Hemizonia conjugens D. D. Keck, Aliso 4: 109. 1958

Annuals, 10–50 cm. Stems ± solid. Leaves: proximal blades pinnatifid to toothed, faces ± hirsute. Heads in glomerules or well separated, in paniculiform arrays. Bracts subtending heads usually over-lapping proximal 0–1/2+ of each involucre. Phyllaries ± sessile- and stipitate-glandular, mostly near proximal margins and on apices, sometimes with non-glandular, non-pustule-based hairs as well. Paleae in 1 series. Ray florets 7–10; laminae deep yellow, 3–6 mm. Disc florets 13–21, all or mostly functionally staminate; anthers reddish to dark purple. Pappi of 6–9 scales 0.5–1 mm. 2n = 24.

Flowering Apr–Jun. Grasslands, openings in coastal scrub, disturbed sites, clayey soils; of conservation concern; 20–300 m; Calif.; Mexico (Baja California).

Deinandra conjugens is known from the inner South Coast and in southwestern foothills of the Peninsular Ranges, near San Diego.


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