Coreopsis californica

(Nuttall) H. Sharsmith

Madroño 4: 217. 1938.

IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Leptosyne californica Nuttall Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 363. 1841
Synonyms: Coreopsis californica subsp. newberryi (A. Gray) E. Murray Coreopsis californica var. newberryi (A. Gray) E. B. Smith
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 189.

Annuals, 5–20 (–30+) cm. Leaf-blades simple or 1 (–2) -pinnately lobed, terminal lobes filiform, 0.5–1 (–1.5) mm wide. Peduncles 5–15 (–30+) cm. Calyculi of (3–) 5–8 linear bractlets 3–7+ mm, not ciliolate near bases. Phyllaries 5–8, obovate to oblanceolate, 4–6 (–7+) mm. Ray-florets (5–) 8 (–12+); laminae 7–10 (–15+) mm. Disc-florets 20–60 (–100+); corollas 2–3.6 mm. Cypselae ± oblong, (2.5–) 3–4+ mm, marked adaxially with red dots or dashes, wings corky-thickened, faces ± tuberculate and/or hirtellous. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering Feb–Jun.
Habitat: Openings in desert scrub, stabilized dunes
Elevation: 300–1000 m

Discussion

Coreopsis californica may occur sporadically in New Mexico.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

... more about "Coreopsis californica"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
dark +  and pale +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
paniculiform +, cymiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John L. Strother +
(Nuttall) H. Sharsmith +
smooth +  and ciliate or barbed +
1 +  and 2 +
decurrent +
Leptosyne californica +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
not ciliolate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.36 cm3.6 mm <br />0.0036 m <br />) +
winged +  and thin-margined +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +  and Calif. +
300–1000 m +
hirtellous +
tuberculate +
linear-fusiform;4-angled;ovate;orbiculate;oblong;linear;cuneate +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Openings in desert scrub, stabilized dunes +
discoid +  and radiate +
in open , more or less corymbiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
less globose;cylindric +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
distal +  and middle +
flabellate +  and obovate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
less deltate +  and lanceovate +
dentate to pinnatifid or palmatifid +  and entire +
2-carpellate +
lanceolate;linear +
persistent +
coroniform +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
Flowering Feb–Jun. +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Coreopsis californica subsp. newberryi +  and Coreopsis californica var. newberryi +
Coreopsis californica +
Coreopsis sect. Leptosyne +
species +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
toothed +  and entire +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +
not ciliolate +
less corky +  and chartaceous +
lobed +  and toothed +
corky-thickened +
membranous +