Nemacaulis

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Nemacaulis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Nemacaulis
Species: N. denudata
Binomial name
Nemacaulis denudata
Nutt.
Synonyms

Eriogonum nemacaulis

Nemacaulis is a monotypic plant genus in the buckwheat family containing the single species Nemacaulis denudata, which is known by the common names woollyheads and cottonheads. This plant is a somewhat nondescript delicate annual herb with thin, spindly, naked stems and woolly white flowerheads. It can be found in sandy habitats in California, Arizona, and northern Mexico.

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