[Members of the Sunflower Family with Discoid Flower Heads East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Dimeresia, Doublet

Dimersia howellii

Dimersia, Doublet: Dimeresia howellii

The photo above shows dimeresia as seen on a gravel slope at Domingo Pass between the Steens Mt and Pueblo Mts in southeastern Oregon..............June 19, 2004.

Characteristics:

Compact annual with entire, ovate leaves. The leaves almost appear sedum-like, and are covered with cottony hairs. The stem is very short or not evident, with light yellow discoid heads of 2-3 flowers. Flowers from May to August.


Habitat:

Dimersia is found on dry, rocky or gravelly soils in the high desert, foothills and drier parts of the mountains.


Range:

Dimersia is found in south central Oregon to southwest Idaho, south to northern Nevada and northeastern California.


Dimeresia, Doublet: Dimeresia howellii - Dimeresia, Doublet: Dimeresia howellii

Dimeresia, Doublet: Dimeresia howellii - Dimeresia, Doublet: Dimeresia howellii

Dimersia, Doublet: Dimeresia howellii

Dimeresia growing in gravelly soils atop Baldy Mountain, Strawberry Mt. Wilderness..........July 2, 2010.

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Dimeresia growing in arid, sandy soils along the Domingo Pass Road at the eastern edge of the Pueblo Mountains of southeastern Oregon ...........May 31, 2012.
Paul Slichter