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HAWAII - NATURALIZED
VELVET WEED or SMALL-FLOWERED BEE-BLOSSOM
|Ascending taprooted herb of distubed roadsides naturalized near the entrance of Bellows Air Force Base in Waimanalo in 2011. Specimens deposited in the Bishop Museum on 7/3/2013. Plants delicate with soft hairs and 1cm flowers that wilt by mid-morning. Native to arid portions of the United States and Mexico.