Observation 165097: Dimelaena oreina (Ach.) Norman
When: 2014-05-08
No herbarium specimen

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I don’t know what to say
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-05-13 03:57:10 IST (+0530)

The odd part is: the specimens around it are “normal”. And Devil’s Lake area is choke-full of this species growing all over quartzite bluffs, but this is first time I see this kind of aberration. Initially I thought it was some other species, but I can’t think of anything else looking like this.

Woah! Check out the lobed margins!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-05-13 03:44:11 IST (+0530)

I’ve never seen this species do that. Usually it form contiguous rosettes with maybe a few millimeters of lobes at the margins “placodioid”. But wow, yours has lobes that must be centimeters long. I wonder what conditions favor that form???

Created: 2014-05-13 03:11:39 IST (+0530)
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