Baccharis salicifolia

Baccharis salicifolia (Ruiz & Pavon) Persoon

Mule Fat
Asteraceae

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Protologue: Syn. Pl. 2(2): 425 (1807)
Pronunciation: Bác-cha-ris sa-li-ci-fò-li-a
Etymology: perhaps after Bacchus, Gr. god of wine + "willow-leaved"

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Note: Baccharis salicifolia subsp. salicifolia in California
Other subspecies:
Baccharis salicifolia subsp. monoica (G.L.Nesom) Joch.Müll. (s. Mexico)
Baccharis salicifolia subsp. multibracteata Joch.Müll. (Peru)



 

Baccharis salicifolia
Plant, showing leaves and inflorescence, a (compound) corymb of heads. Note prominent midrib and two side veins parallel to margin,
one way to tell the leaves from a willow, which they resemble in shape.

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