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Copperweed
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Oxytenia

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Binomial name
Oxytenia acerosa
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Synonyms
  • Iva acerosa (Nutt.) R.C.Jacks.
  • Euphrosyne acerosa (Nutt.) Panero

Oxytenia, common name copperweed, is a genus of plants in the sunflower family.

There is only one known species, Oxytenia acerosa, native to the southwestern United States: California (Inyo Co), Nevada (Nye Co), Utah, western Colorado, Arizona, northwestern New Mexico.

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