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Cypselas surmounted by a single unbranched spine which is the rigid persistent style (Fig. 41 l) Soliva
Stolon-like branches absent or rare. Cypselas with wings or marginal ribs narrower than the body of the cypsela. Leaves up to 10 cm long, forming a dense tuft, twice or thrice pinnatisect, with linear lobes, glabrous or with soft hairs. Heads usually clustered amongst the leaves. Involucre ± globular, up to 10 mm diam. at fruiting stage. Cypselas 3 mm long; persistent style shorter than the cypsela. Widespread. Weed in lawns. Introd. from America. Fl. summer. Jo-jo Soliva anthemifolia