Agnorhiza

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Agnorhiza
Wyethia reticulata.jpg
Agnorhiza reticulata
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Agnorhiza

Synonyms[1]
  • Balsamorhiza sect. Agnorhiza Jeps.
  • Wyethia sect. Agnorhiza (Jeps.) W.A. Weber

Agnorhiza is a small genus of flowering plants in the aster family described as a genus in 1998.[2][1] Its species had previously been considered members of either Wyethia or Balsamorhiza.[3] The plants are native to California, with the range of one species (A. ovata) extending into northern Mexico. They are perennial herbs with sunflower-like flower heads 1 to 4 centimeters wide.

Species[4][5]
  1. Agnorhiza bolanderi - Bolander's mule's ears
  2. Agnorhiza elata - Hall's mule's ears
  3. Agnorhiza invenusta - Coville's mule's ears
  4. Agnorhiza ovata - southern mule's ears
  5. Agnorhiza reticulata - El Dorado mule's ears

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