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Mule's Fat

Baccharis salicifolia (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers.

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Baccharis salicifolia (Mule's Fat) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Acre (Brazil), Amazônia, Western North America, North America, The Contiguous United States, Minas Gerais, Eastern North America, Mato Grosso, The Neotropics, and Cerrado. They have simple, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Lorquin's Admiral, Fatal Metalmark, Polistes dorsalis, and (page not found). Individuals can grow to 10 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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