Brickellia eupatorioides var. gracillima

(A. Gray) B. L. Turner

Phytologia 67: 130. 1989.

Endemic
Basionym: Kuhnia eupatorioides var. gracillima A. Gray Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6: 218. 1850
Synonyms: Brickellia leptophylla (Scheele) Shinners K. leptophylla Scheele
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 499. Mentioned on page 498.

Plants 30–90 cm. Leaves alternate; petioles 0–1 mm; blades 1-nerved from bases, lance-linear to linear, 5–80 × 0.5–1 mm, margins entire. Heads in paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 2–20 mm. Involucres 5–10 mm. Phyllaries green to stramineous. Florets 15–25; corollas pale-yellow to pinkish lavender, 5–7 mm. Cypselae 4–5.5 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Nov, Apr.
Habitat: Open areas, wide range of soils
Elevation: 100–800 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
(A. Gray) B. L. Turner +
enlarged +
Kuhnia eupatorioides var. gracillima +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
oblong;linear;oblong;linear;lance-rhombic;lanceovate;lance-linear;lanceolate +
0.5mm;1mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
barbellate +  and subplumose +
tawny +  and white +
pale-yellow +  and pinkish lavender +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
velutinous +, hispidulous +, strigose +  and glabrous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ark. +, Mo. +, Okla. +  and Tex. +
100–800 m +
glandular-pubescent +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open areas, wide range of soils +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cylindric;narrowly campanulate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
ovate +  and lanceovate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
glandular-pubescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Nov, Apr. +
22 +  and 26 +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Brickellia leptophylla +  and K. leptophylla +
Brickellia eupatorioides var. gracillima +
Brickellia eupatorioides +
variety +
cylindric +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +