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Tidestromia lanuginosa

Tidestromia lanuginosa (Nutt.) Standl.

Cladothrix lanuginosa Nutt.

Woolly Tidestroma

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyAmaranthaceaeAmaranth family
GenusTidestromiaNamed for American botanist Ivar (Frederick) Tidestrøm (1864-1956), author of Flora of Utah and Nevada (1925) and Flora of Arizona and New Mexico (1941) with Sister Teresita Kittell. He apparently also did work in Maryland and Virginia
SpecieslanuginosaWoolly or downy

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Tidestromia lanuginosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Tidestromia lanuginosa (Woolly Tidestroma)

1/16/2019 · By Jacquelyn Boyt


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