Asteraceae_Lagascea aurea

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Family Asteraceae
Basionym Lagascea aurea Stuessy
Original Identification Lagascea mollis Cav.
Current Taxon Lagascea aurea Stuessy
Protologue Citation Fieldiana, Botany 38: 96. 1978.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 234747
Comments  
Primary Collector Jennie V. A. Dieterle
Collector Number 4359
Collection Date 10 Sep 1972
Country Mexico
Province/State Michoacan
Plant Location Notes Cultivated land with shrubby roadsides and fencerows, 4-5 km west-northwest of Apatzingan, along the road to Buena Vista Tomatlan; elevation ca 300 m. 
Plant Description Notes Roadside weed, 1 m high; flowers yellow; abundant. (Yellow-flowered form known only from this valley. R. McV.)
DUKE Barcode  
Broad geographical location North America
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