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The plants of the Loasa family have mostly rough vegetation with rough, hooked or sometimes stinging hairs. These are mostly desert and tropical plants, but a few species can be found in arid environments throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Key Words: Coarse, hairy plants of arid lands with numerous stamens.
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