Brickellia greenei

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12: 58. 1877.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 500. Mentioned on page 491, 501.

Perennials, 20–50 cm (caudices woody). Stems branched, villous, stipitate-glandular. Leaves alternate; petioles 0–2 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, ovate, 15–30 × 5–25 mm, bases rounded to truncate, margins evenly to irregularly serrate, apices acute, faces viscid-glandular. Heads borne singly or in open, cymiform arrays (each head subtended by leaflike bracts). Peduncles 0–2 mm. Involucres broadly cylindric to campanulate, 14–18 mm. Phyllaries (24–) 36–42 in (3–) 5–7 series, greenish or stramineous, often purple-tinged, 3–5-striate, unequal, margins narrowly scarious (apices acute to long-acuminate); outer lanceovate to lanceolate (sparsely glanddotted), inner narrowly lanceolate (glabrous). Florets 44–60; corollas yellow-green, often purple-tinged, 8–10 mm. Cypselae 5.5–7 mm, glabrate to hispidulous; pappi of 20–30 white, barbellate bristles. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Open rocky slopes, canyon bottoms, riparian areas, serpentine soils
Elevation: 800–2200 m

Discussion

A sweet odor is often associated with Brickellia greenei.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Brickellia greenei"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
racemiform +, paniculiform +, cymiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
A. Gray +
rounded to truncate +
enlarged +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
5mm;25mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
purple-tinged +  and yellow-green +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
glabrate +  and hispidulous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
800–2200 m +
tomentose +, strigose +, glandular-puberulent +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open rocky slopes, canyon bottoms, riparian areas, serpentine soils +
in open , cymiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
broadly cylindric;campanulate +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
lanceovate +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
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0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
36 +  and 42 +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia greenei +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +