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Loeflingia squarrosa
spreading pygmyleaf

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington, where disjunct in Benton County. southeastern Oregon to California, east to the southern Rocky Mountains and southern Great Plains.

Habitat: Dry, sandy, or gravelly desert areas.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Loeflingia squarrosa Nutt.
Publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1: 174. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Loeflingia pusilla Curran
Loeflingia squarrosa Nutt. ssp. artemisiarum Barneby & Twisselm.
Loeflingia squarrosa Nutt. ssp. cactorum Barneby & Twisselm.
Loeflingia squarrosa Nutt. ssp. texana (Hook.) Barneby & Twisselm.
Loeflingia squarrosa Nutt. var. artemisiarum (Barneby & Twisselm.) Dorn
Loeflingia texana Hook.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Loeflingia squarrosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Loeflingia squarrosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Loeflingia squarrosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Loeflingia squarrosa photos.

USDA Plants: Loeflingia squarrosa information.

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