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Wildflowers - Stemless Hymenoxys

Stemless Hymenoxys, Butte Marigold - Hymemoxys acaulis, (Tetraneuris acaulis)
Stemless Hymenoxys, Butte Marigold -  Hymemoxys acaulis (Tetraneuris acaulis)
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads.

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