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soft elephantsfoot
Elephantopus mollis
Elephantopus mollis
soft elephantsfoot Aster Family
Elephantopus mollis Asteraceae
common names
  soft elephantsfoot
  tobacco weed
accepted scientific name
  Elephantopus mollis Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  Elephantopus mollis (86)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2016 Mauricio Mercadante
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to South and Central America.

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Elephantopus mollis   Kunth   (TSN: 2700684, Index: 1076)

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Family Names