Novon 9: 468. 1999.
Annuals, 10–50 cm. Stems ± solid. Leaves: proximal blades pinnatifid to toothed, faces ± hirsute. Heads in glomerules or well separated, in paniculiform arrays. Bracts subtending heads usually overlapping proximal 0–1/2+ of each involucre. Phyllaries ± sessile and stipitate-glandular, mostly near proximal margins and on apices, sometimes with nonglandular, non-pustule-based hairs as well. Paleae in 1 series. Ray-florets 7–10; laminae deep yellow, 3–6 mm. Disc-florets 13–21, all or mostly functionally staminate; anthers reddish to dark purple. Pappi of 6–9 scales 0.5–1 mm. 2n = 24.
Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Grasslands, openings in coastal scrub, disturbed sites, clayey soils
Elevation: 20–300 m
Calif., Mexico (Baja California)
Of conservation concern.
Deinandra conjugens is known from the inner South Coast and in southwestern foothills of the Peninsular Ranges, near San Diego.