Brickellia incana

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 350. 1868.

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

Shrubs, 40–130 cm. Stems branched from bases, densely white-tomentose. Leaves alternate; petioles 0–2 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, ovate, 10–30 × 5–20 mm, bases obtuse to truncate, margins entire or serrulate, apices acute, faces densely white-tomentose, often glanddotted. Heads borne singly. Peduncles 30–60 mm, canescent. Involucres campanulate, 15–20 mm. Phyllaries 38–44 in 6–8 series, greenish to purple, 6–9-striate, unequal, margins narrowly scarious-ciliate (faces white tomentose and glanddotted, apices obtuse to acuminate); outer ovate, inner lanceolate. Florets 45–60; corollas pale-yellow or cream, often purple-tinged, 8.5–14 mm. Cypselae 8.5–10 mm, sericeous, glanddotted; pappi of 42–44 white, barbellate bristles. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering May–Oct.
Habitat: Sandy and gravelly washes, flats
Elevation: 300–1600 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Brickellia incana"
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 +
obtuse to truncate +
enlarged +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
5mm;20mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
purple-tinged +, cream +  and pale-yellow +
0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, Calif. +  and Nev. +
300–1600 m +
white-tomentose +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sandy and gravelly washes, flats +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
serrulate +  and entire +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Oct. +
38 +  and 44 +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia incana +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
perennial +  and annual +