Artemisia cana subsp. bolanderi

(A. Gray) G. H. Ward

Contr. Dudley Herb. 4: 192. 1953.

Common names: Bolander sagebrush
Endemic
Basionym: Artemisia bolanderi A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 19: 50. 1883
Synonyms: Artemisia tridentata subsp. bolanderi (A. Gray) H. M. Hall & Clements Seriphidium bolanderi (A. Gray) Y. R. Ling Seriphidium canum subsp. bolanderi (A. Gray) W. A. Weber
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 513. Mentioned on page 512.

Shrubs, 50–60 (–80) cm. Stems white (felty-tomentose when young). Leaves sometimes bright green, blades linear to narrowly lanceolate, (1.5–) 3–4 × 0.2–0.6 cm, usually entire, sometimes with irregular lobes. Heads (2–3 per branch) in (sparsely leafy) arrays 12–18 × 1–2 cm. Involucres broadly campanulate, 3–4 × 4–5 mm. Phyllaries narrowly ovatelanceolate, acute (outer) or obtuse, densely hairy. Florets 8–16. Cypselae 1–1.5 mm. 2n = 18, 36.


Phenology: Flowering mid–late summer.
Habitat: Gravel soils, mountain meadows, stream banks
Elevation: 1600–3300 m

Discussion

Subspecies bolanderi is known only from the western United States.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +  and obtuse +
scarious +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Leila M. Shultz +
(A. Gray) G. H. Ward +
decurrent +
Artemisia bolanderi +
compound +  and simple +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
linear;narrowly lanceolate +
0.2cm;0.6cm +
Bolander sagebrush +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
red +  and pale-yellow +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
winged +  and monomorphic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +, Nev. +  and Oreg. +
1600–3300 m +
gland-dotted +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
fertile +  and bisexual +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Gravel soils, mountain meadows, stream banks +
spiciform +  and racemiform +
in subcapitate clusters +  and singly +
indeterminate +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
each +  and sessile +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
campanulate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
bright green +
deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
deltate +
entire +  and dentate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering mid–late summer. +
2 +  and 20 +
Contr. Dudley Herb. +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
sterile +  and fertile +
conic;convex;conic;convex;flat +
2 +  and 5 +
exalbuminous +
1 +  and 10 +
not wand-like +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Artemisia tridentata subsp. bolanderi +, Seriphidium bolanderi +  and Seriphidium canum subsp. bolanderi +
Artemisia cana subsp. bolanderi +
Artemisia cana +
subspecies +
funnel +  and subglobose +
cylindric +
perennial +, biennial +  and annual +