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Apache plant
Scientific classification
G. platyphylla
Binomial name
Guardiola platyphylla
A.Gray 1853

Guardiola platyphylla, the Apache plant, is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family, native to Mexico and the southwestern United States. It is found in northwestern Mexico (Chihuahua, Sinaloa, and Sonora) and the southwestern United States (southern Arizona).

Guardiola platyphylla is a branching perennial herb or subshrub up to 100 cm (39 in) tall. Leaves are opposite, thick and leathery, up to 7 cm (2.8 in) long. One plant will produce several flower heads in a flat-topped array. Each head contains 1-5 white ray flowers surrounding 3-20 white disc flowers.

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