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Desert Baccharis

Baccharis sergiloides

Family

Asteraceae, Sunflower Family

Form

Shrub; 6 feet tall and wide

Range

Sonoran and Mojave Deserts Chaparral, southern half of California, northwestern Arizona, southern tip of Nevada, southwestern corner of Utah

Habitat

Washes and Canyon bottoms; Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Chaparral

Living Desert Location

Upper Colorado Garden

Factoid

Also known as Waterweed, this is a water-indicating plant commonly found in seasonal streambeds.