Brickellia floribunda

A. Gray

Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 5(6): 73. 1853.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 500. Mentioned on page 492, 496.

Perennials, 100–200 cm (bases woody). Stems branched, stipitate-glandular. Leaves alternate; petioles 20–35 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, deltate-ovate or rhombic-ovate, 20–140 × 10–100 mm, bases truncate to cordate, margins irregularly dentate, apices acute, faces glanddotted or glandular-pubescent. Heads in paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 3–18 mm, stipitate-glandular. Involucres cylindric to campanulate, 7.5–8.5 mm. Phyllaries 22–26 in 5–6 series, greenish, often purple-tinged, 3–4-striate, unequal, margins narrowly scarious (apices obtuse to acute); outer ovate to lanceolate (glandular-hirtellous, shorter than inner), inner linear-lanceolate (glabrous). Florets 15–24; corollas pale yellow-green or greenish white, 5–6.5 mm. Cypselae 2–3 mm, strigose; pappi of 30–35 white, barbellulate bristles. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Near streams, canyon bottoms
Elevation: 1100–1800 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Brickellia floribunda"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
A. Gray +
truncate +  and cordate +
enlarged +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
rhombic-ovate;deltate-ovate +
10mm;100mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
greenish white +  and pale yellow-green +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br />) +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +  and Mexico +
1100–1800 m +
glandular-pubescent +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Near streams, canyon bottoms +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cylindric;campanulate +
0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br /> (0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
stipitate-glandular +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Oct. +
22 +  and 26 +
Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia floribunda +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +