Brickellia cordifolia

Elliott

Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 2: 290. 1823.

EndemicConservation concern
Synonyms: Coleosanthus cordifolius (Elliott) Kuntze
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 496. Mentioned on page 492.

Perennials, 50–150 cm (caudices slender). Stems branched, pubescent. Leaves opposite; petioles 10–40 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, deltate-ovate to lanceovate, 30–150 × 20–100 mm, bases subtruncate to cordate, margins coarsely to finely serrate, apices acuminate, abaxial faces minutely pubescent and glanddotted, adaxial faces sparsely puberulent. Heads (erect in flower and fruit) in corymbiform or paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 10–25 mm, glandular-pubescent. Involucres broadly campanulate, 10–12 mm. Phyllaries 28–35 in 4–5 series, greenish, often purple-tinged, 4–7-striate, unequal to subequal, margins scarious (ciliate); outer narrowly lanceolate to lanceovate (glandular-pubescent, apices long-acuminate), mid lanceolate (apices acute to acuminate), inner narrowly lanceolate (apices acute to obtuse, recurved, pubescent, often glanddotted). Florets 35–45; corollas pale yellow-green, often purple-tinged, 6–7.2 mm. Cypselae 4.5–5.5 mm, hispidulous to glabrate; pappi of 38–46 purple-tinged, barbellate bristles.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Moist pine and oak woodlands
Elevation: 10–100 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Brickellia cordifolia"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
Elliott +
subtruncate +  and cordate +
enlarged +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
deltate-ovate;lanceovate +
20mm;100mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
purple-tinged +
purple-tinged +  and pale yellow-green +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.72 cm7.2 mm <br />0.0072 m <br />) +
hispidulous +  and glabrate +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ala. +, Fla. +  and Ga. +
10–100 m +
tomentose +, strigose +, glandular-puberulent +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Moist pine and oak woodlands +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
narrowly lanceolate +  and lanceovate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
glandular-pubescent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Oct. +
28 +  and 35 +
unequal +  and subequal +
Sketch Bot. S. Carolina +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Coleosanthus cordifolius +
Brickellia cordifolia +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +