Chaptalia tomentosa

Ventenat

Descr. Pl. Nouv., plate 61. 1802.

Common names: Woolly sunbonnet
IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 80. Mentioned on page 79.

Leaves sessile; blades elliptic to elliptic-obovate, 5–18 (–24) cm, margins denticulate, abaxial faces densely white-tomentose, adaxial faces green, glabrous or glabrate. Heads nodding in bud and fruit, erect in flowering. Peduncles ebracteate, 5–20 cm at flowering, 25–40 cm in fruit, not dilated distally. Florets: outer pistillate, corollas creamy white (with purple, abaxial midstripe), laminae 0.9–1.5 mm wide; inner florets functionally staminate. Cypselae 3.8–5.1 mm, beaks stout, lengths 0.2–0.25 times bodies, faces (bodies only) glabrous, beaks hairy (hairs spreading-ascending, swollen-apiculate). 2n = 48.


Phenology: Flowering Dec–Apr(–May in North Carolina).
Habitat: Coastal plain pinelands, sandy soils in grass-sedge bogs, along ditches, open areas, thin woods
Elevation: 0–50 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex.

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Chaptalia tomentosa"
white-tomentose +
glabrate +  and glabrous +
scarious +
racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
Ventenat +
cuneate +
0.2-0.25 times bodies +
compound +  and simple +
18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br /> (24 cm240 mm <br />0.24 m <br />) +
elliptic;elliptic-obovate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
ribbed;smooth +
stramineous +  and pinkish +
Woolly sunbonnet +
actinomorphic +  and zygomorphic +
creamy white +
tapered +, flattened +  and fusiform +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, S.C. +  and Tex. +
0–50 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
fertile +  and bisexual +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Coastal plain pinelands, sandy soils in grass-sedge bogs, along ditches, open areas, thin woods +
disciform +  and quasi-radiate +
indeterminate +
erect +  and nodding +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
cylindric;campanulate +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.9mm;1.5mm +
denticulate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
Flowering Dec–Apr(–May in North Carolina). +
connate +  and distinct +
Descr. Pl. Nouv., plate +
flat;convex +
4 +  and 12 +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
plumose +, subulate +  and setiform +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
prostrate +  and ascending +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hairy +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Chaptalia tomentosa +
Chaptalia +
species +
40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +