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Bahia absinthifolia
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Scientific classification
  • Bahia absinthifolia var. dealbata (A.Gray) A.Gray
  • Bahia dealbata A.Gray
  • Eriophyllum absinthiifolium (Benth.) Kuntze
  • Eriophyllum absinthifolium (Benth.) Kuntze
  • Picradeniopsis dealbata (A.Gray) Wooton & Standl.

Bahia absinthifolia (hairyseed bahia, desert bahia) is a North American species of flowering plants in the sunflower family. It is native to northern Mexico (Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila, Chihuahua, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Durango, Aguascalientes) and the south-western United States (Arizona New Mexico Texas; populations reported from Utah appear to be introductions).

Bahia absinthifolia is a perennial up to 40 cm (16 inches) tall. It has yellow flowers with both ray florets and disc florets. It grows in sandy soil in desert regions.

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