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White Tackstem (Calycoseris wrightii)
white tackstemDESCRIPTION: Annual to 1'. Flowers white to 1.5" wide with pink stripes on back of petals. Leaves simple, lobed, narrow, to 3" long. Stem below flower has tack-like glands, unlike the very similar Desert Chicory. Compositae (Sunflower) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom March to May.

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