Isocoma azteca

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Isocoma azteca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Isocoma
Species: I. azteca
Binomial name
Isocoma azteca
G.L.Nesom 1991

Isocoma azteca, common names Apache jimmyweed or Aztec goldenbush, is a plant species native to Arizona and New Mexico.[1] It grows on sandy to clay soils, often with Atriplex sp., at elevations of 1,500–1,800 m (4,900–5,900 ft).[2]

Isocoma azteca is a shrub or subshrub up to 150 cm (59 in) tall. Herbage is glabrous or with scattered stipitate glands but not resinous. Leaves are narrow, oblong to oblanceolate, up to 50 mm (2.0 in) long, deeply lobed. Flowers are yellow with dark orange veins, 18-25 disc flowers per head.[3]

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