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Geraea canescens Torr. & A. Gray
HAIRY DESERTSUNFLOWER
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aleyrodidae  Trialeurodes abutiloneus @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Andrenidae  Andrena linsleyi @ BMEC_ENT (1)

Andrena olivacea @ BBSL (2)

Calliopsis puellae @ BBSL (2)

Megandrena enceliae @ AMNH_BEE (2); UCRC_ENT (18)

Perdita @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Perdita albihirta @ BBSL (6); UCRC_ENT (25)

Perdita argemones @ BBSL (2)

Perdita covilleae @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Perdita erythropyga @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Perdita eximia @ BBSL (1); UCRC_ENT (1)

Perdita flavipes @ UCRC_ENT (6)

Perdita melanochlora @ BBSL (1)

Perdita numerata @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Perdita oregonensis @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Perdita punctulata @ UCRC_ENT (26)

Perdita turgiceps @ BBSL (1)

Perdita utahensis @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Perdita verbesinae @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Aphididae  Uroleucon ( @ CSCA_TCN (4)
Apidae  Anthophorula palmarum @ BBSL (1)

Centris cockerelli @ BBSL (1)

Centris rhodopus @ BBSL (1)

Diadasia diminuta @ BBSL (1); UCRC_ENT (1)

Diadasia lutzi @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Diadasia vallicola @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Ericrocis lata @ BBSL (1)

Hexepeolus rhodogyne @ BBSL (1)

Melissodes saponellus @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Buprestidae  Schizopus laetus @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Cicadidae  Platypedia mohavensis @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Colletidae  Colletes stepheni @ BBSL__PUB (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon angelicus @ BBSL (1)

Agapostemon melliventris @ BBSL (1)

Augochlorella pomoniella @ BBSL (1)

Conanthalictus bakeri @ BBSL (1)

Dufourea vernalis @ BBSL (1)
Lygaeidae  Malezonotus sodalicius @ UCR_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Ashmeadiella bigeloviae @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Ashmeadiella inyoensis @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Ashmeadiella rhodognatha @ BBSL (2)

Ashmeadiella rufipes @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Hoplitis biscutellae @ BBSL (1)

Hoplitis deserticola @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Megachile discorhina @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Megachile occidentalis @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Megachile xerophila @ UCRC_ENT (15)

Osmia lignaria @ BBSL__BBSLID (1)
Melittidae  Hesperapis @ UCRC_ENT (11)

Hesperapis arenicola @ BBSL (2); UCRC_ENT (102)

Hesperapis cockerelli @ UCRC_ENT (10)

Hesperapis fulvipes @ BBSL (18); AMNH_BEE (20); UCRC_ENT (107)

Hesperapis larreae @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Hesperapis laticeps @ BBSL (1)

Hesperapis malacothricis @ UCRC_ENT (60)

Hesperapis wilmattae @ UCRC_ENT (23)
Miridae  Hoplomachidea consors @ AMNH_ENT (2)

Rhinacloa forticornis @ UCR_ENT (1)
Rhopalidae  Harmostes angustatus @ UCR_ENT (1)

Liorhyssus hyalinus @ UCR_ENT (1)
_  Mectemycor linearis @ UCRC_ENT (4)

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1. Geraea canescens Torrey & A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 1: 49. 1847.

Hairy desert-sunflower, desert-gold

Geraea canescens var. paniculata (A. Gray) S. F. Blake

Annuals, 10—80 cm; herbage bristly and/or soft-hairy. Leaves petiolate (proximal) or sessile; blades green or gray, lanceolate or ovate to elliptic or oblanceolate, 1—10 cm, bases tapering to wings, margins entire or dentate, apices acute, faces ± canescent. Heads borne singly or in paniculiform arrays. Involucres 7—12 mm. Phyllaries green, narrowly lanceolate to linear (margins shaggy-ciliate), apices acute. Ray florets 10—21; laminae 1—2 cm. Disc corollas 4—5 mm. Cypselae 6—7 mm; pappi 3—4 mm. 2 n = 36.

Flowering Oct—May. Sandy desert soils; 0—1300 m; Ariz., Calif., Nev., Utah; Mexico (Baja California, Sonora).

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