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Palafoxia arida B. L. Turner & Morris
DESERT PALAFOX
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Palafoxia arida B.L. Turner & Morris
desert palafox

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General Information
Symbol: PAAR8
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Palafoxia Lag. – palafox
Species Palafoxia arida B.L. Turner & Morris – desert palafox

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Palafoxia arida . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Palafoxia arida</i>
B.L. Turner & Morris var. <i>
arida </i>
Palafoxia arida var. arida
desert palafox Distribution of <i>
Palafoxia arida</i>
B.L. Turner & Morris var. <i>
gigantea</i>
(M.E. Jones) B.L. Turner & Morris
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
giant Spanish needle

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Number of matches : 206
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Palafoxia arida%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 8120 3181 4574 0092 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 6212 3041 0634 0081 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 8120 3181 4570 0101 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 1073 3283 3182 0108 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Desert Palafox
ID: 0000 0000 0103 0588 [detail]
© 2003 Charles E. Jones

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 6212 3041 0634 0082 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 1073 3283 3182 0105 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish-needle
ID: 0000 0000 0506 0260 [detail]
© 2006 Rich Crawford

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0507 1745 [detail]
© 2007 Len Blumin

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
ID: 0000 0000 0707 1057 [detail]
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0310 0114 [detail]
© 2010 Matt Below

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 6666 6666 0310 0091 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2010 California Academy of Sciences

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Desert Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0710 1332 [detail]
© 2010 Jean Pawek

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Desert Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0710 1334 [detail]
© 2010 Jean Pawek

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Desert Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0511 0967 [detail]
© 2011 Aaron E. Sims

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Desert Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0511 0968 [detail]
© 2011 Aaron E. Sims

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1013 1510 [detail]
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
ID: 0000 0000 0314 2717 [detail]
© 2014 Zoya Akulova

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1015 1784 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1015 1785 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1015 1786 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1015 1787 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1015 1788 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 1015 1789 [detail]
© 2015 Wynn Anderson

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Number of matches : 3
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Palafoxia arida ssp. arida%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Palafoxia arida ssp. arida
Palafoxia arida ssp. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0100 [detail]
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Palafoxia arida ssp. arida
Palafoxia arida ssp. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0101 [detail]
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Palafoxia arida ssp. arida
Palafoxia arida ssp. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0904 0102 [detail]
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

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Number of matches : 116
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Palafoxia arida var. arida%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0602 0376 [detail]
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 7269 3192 9803 0021 [detail]
1998 Larry Blakely

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Needle
ID: 0000 0000 0502 0006 [detail]
© 1998 Christopher L. Christie

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 7269 3192 9803 0023 [detail]
1998 Larry Blakely

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Palafox
ID: 0000 0000 0503 0062 [detail]
© 2003 Hartmut Wisch

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 7269 3192 9803 0022 [detail]
1998 Larry Blakely

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needle
ID: 7269 3192 0078 0012 [detail]
1998 Larry Blakely

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Palafox
ID: 0000 0000 0503 0061 [detail]
© 2003 Hartmut Wisch

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 7269 3192 9803 0024 [detail]
1998 Larry Blakely

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Palafox
ID: 0000 0000 0404 0539 [detail]
© 2004 James M. Andre

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 0504 0335 [detail]
© 2004 Charles E. Jones

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Palafox
ID: 0000 0000 1204 0340 [detail]
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Desert Palafox
ID: 0000 0000 0205 0272 [detail]
© 2005 Brent Miller

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0306 0418 [detail]
© 2006 Hartmut Wisch

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0306 0419 [detail]
© 2006 Hartmut Wisch

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0306 0420 [detail]
© 2006 Hartmut Wisch

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0406 0885 [detail]
© 2006 Dee E. Warenycia

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 0307 1058 [detail]
© 2007 Richard Zmasek

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 0307 1060 [detail]
© 2007 Richard Zmasek

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
Spanish Needles
ID: 0000 0000 0307 1061 [detail]
© 2007 Richard Zmasek

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0608 0789 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0608 0790 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0608 0791 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

Palafoxia arida var. arida
Palafoxia arida var. arida
ID: 0000 0000 0608 0792 [detail]
© 2008 Steve Matson

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Number of matches : 54
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Palafoxia arida var. gigantea%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
ID: 0000 0000 0508 0695 [detail]
2008 Jordan Zylstra

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0503 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0504 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0505 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0506 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0507 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0508 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0509 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0510 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0511 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0512 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0513 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0514 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0515 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0516 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0517 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0518 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0519 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0520 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0521 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0522 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0523 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0524 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Palafoxia arida var. gigantea
Giant Spanish Needle
ID: 0000 0000 1214 0525 [detail]
© 2014 Keir Morse

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