Patagonia Wildflowers
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mule fat
Baccharis salicifolia
Baccharis salicifolia
mule fat Aster Family
Baccharis salicifolia Asteraceae
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English common names
  •mule fat
Spanish common names
  •jara amarilla
accepted scientific name
  •Baccharis salicifolia (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers.
rules for finding collection records
  •Baccharis salicifolia (838)
  •excludeBaccharis salicifolia calliprinos
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2010 Daniel Passarini
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.15 to 0.25 inches
Number of ray petals: 0
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

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Plant Showiness (36%)
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