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vaca micuna
Gomphrena tomentosa
Gomphrena tomentosa
vaca micuna Atriplex/Chenopodium
Gomphrena tomentosa Amaranthaceae
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Spanish common names
  •vaca micuna
  •yuyo blanco
accepted scientific name
  •Gomphrena tomentosa (Griseb.) R.E. Fr.
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  •Gomphrena tomentosa (147)
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.05 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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