Leucospora multifida (Michx.) Nutt.
Common Name: CONOBEA
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt A-Forb
Status: SC

Not known from Michigan until 1991, when collected by A. A. Reznicek and M. R. Penskar in moist or wet prairie/savanna in Wayne Co. The next two years, discovered by them and by W. W. Brodowicz to be locally common in intermittent wet borrow pits, disturbed sandy soil, and prairie/oak savanna in both Monroe and Wayne Cos.

This is a very distinctive much-branched, pubescent, little annual, with tiny bluish pink flowers on slender axillary pedicels.

Locations

Monroe County
Oakland County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1949.