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Viguiera

 

Goldeneye

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
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
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusViguieraNamed after Louis Guillaume Alexandre Viguier (1790-1867), a French physician and botanist

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Viguiera description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 4 Aug 2010.

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Viguiera (Goldeneye)

Goldeneye (Viguiera) · 5/3/2007 · Death Valley Area · By Jeffrey A. Barry Species not yet identified