Brickellia laciniata

A. Gray

Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 87. 1852.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 502. Mentioned on page 493.

Shrubs, 60–120 cm. Stems much branched, pubescent, glanddotted. Leaves alternate; petioles 2–5 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, oblong to broadly ovate, 6–15 × 5–9 mm, bases narrowly cuneate, margins irregularly dentate, apices acute to obtuse, faces sparsely pubescent, glanddotted. Heads in (leafy) paniculiform or racemiform arrays. Peduncles 0.5–2.5 mm, glandular-viscid. Involucres cylindric, 6–8 mm. Phyllaries 15–25 in 4–6 series, stramineous, 3–5-striate, unequal, (glanddotted) margins scarious (apices obtuse to acute); outer ovate, inner lanceolate. Florets 8–14; corollas pale yellow-green, often purple-tinged, 4.8–5.7 mm. Cypselae 2.5–3 mm, sparsely pubescent or strigose; pappi of 24–28 tawny, barbellate bristles. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Nov.
Habitat: Dry slopes, streambeds (arroyos)
Elevation: 1300–1900 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Brickellia laciniata"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
racemiform +  and paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
A. Gray +
cuneate +
enlarged +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
oblong;broadly ovate +
5mm;9mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
purple-tinged +  and pale yellow-green +
0.48 cm4.8 mm <br />0.0048 m <br /> (0.57 cm5.7 mm <br />0.0057 m <br />) +
strigose +  and pubescent +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
N.Mex. +, Tex. +  and Mexico +
1300–1900 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Dry slopes, streambeds (arroyos) +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
glandular-viscid +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Nov. +
15 +  and 25 +
Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia laciniata +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
perennial +  and annual +