Baccharis neglecta

Common Names: Roosevelt Weed, New Deal Weed

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Baccharis neglecta is dioecious habit in Fall--Baccharis neglecta is dioecious (remember what this means?), and this individual is covered with male heads

female habit in Fall male heads in Fall

male heads (just beginning to senesce, or die) closeup habit in Summer--Baccharis neglecta is a large shrub
leaves--what leaf shape and margin are present here? female heads in Fall--these are just beginning to produce fruits.  Although it is difficult to tell from this picture (because the young fruits are wet), the white projections are tufts of hairs attached to the individual fruits.  What kind of dispersal do you think these fruits are adapted for?