Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 17: 204. 1882.
Shrubs or subshrubs, 40–100 cm. Leaves opposite; petioles (0–) 3–6 mm; blades elliptic-oblong to lance-elliptic, 3–8 cm, margins serrate or entire. Heads in ± congested, compact clusters. Peduncles 0 or 1–2 mm, hirsutulous. Involucres 5–6 mm. Phyllaries densely stipitate-glandular and sparsely villous to hispid, apices acute. Corollas white, lobes hispidulous. Pappi coroniform (scales shorter than corollas).
Phenology: Flowering (Feb–)Apr–May(–Sep).
Habitat: Rocky slopes, road cuts, streamsides, oak-juniper, pine-oak, and cottonwood-sycamore woodlands
Elevation: 900–1700 m
Ariz., Mexico (Chihuahua), Mexico (Sinaloa), Mexico (Sonora)
Stevia hispidula (Grashoff) B. L. Turner, based on S. lemmonii var. hispidula Grashoff, is illegitimate; it is a later homonym of S. hispidula de Candolle.
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