Crepis monticola

Coville

Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3: 562, plate 22. 1896.

Common names: Mountain hawksbeard
Endemic
Synonyms: Crepis occidentalis var. crinita A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 230. Mentioned on page 224, 226, 231.

Perennials, 10–35 cm (taproots vertical, caudices simple or branched). Stems 1–3, erect (reddish-brown), stout, branched proximally, densely setose and stipitate-glandular (setae 1–3 mm). Leaves basal and cauline; petiolate; blades elliptic or oblanceolate, 10–25 × 2–4 cm, margins pinnately lobed or sharply serrate (lobes lanceolate, acuminate), apices acute, faces villous or coarsely setose, stipitate-glandular (cauline 2–3, bases clasping, margins dentate or serrate). Heads 2–20, in loose cymiform arrays. Calyculi of 3–10, narrowly lanceolate to linear, densely setose and stipitate-glandular bractlets 3–5 mm. Involucres cylindro-campanulate, 14–24 × 5–15 mm. Phyllaries 7–12, lanceolate, 14–20 mm (margins yellowish, not scarious), apices long-acuminate, abaxial faces densely and coarsely setose, adaxial glabrous or with fine, appressed, yellowish hairs. Florets 16–20; corollas yellow, 16–21 mm. Cypselae reddish-brown, fusiform, 5.5–9 mm, apices narrowed (not beaked), ribs 13; pappi creamy white, 9–13 mm (outer bristles shorter and finer). 2n = 22, 33, 44, 55, 77, 88.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Coniferous forests, thickets, open woods, valleys and foothills, dry gravelly open areas
Elevation: 700–2400 m

Discussion

Crepis monticola is recognized by the densely stipitate-glandular stems and leaves, and long-acuminate phyllaries.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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... more about "Crepis monticola"
88 +, 77 +, 55 +, 44 +, 33 +  and 22 +
with fine , appressed , yellowish hairs +  and glabrous +
scarious +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
David J. Bogler +
Coville +
runcinate +, lyrate +, lanceolate +  and linear or spatulate +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
oblanceolate;elliptic +
2cm;4cm +
tuberculate +, rugose +, muricate +  and smooth +
stipitate-glandular +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
filiform +
lobing +, entire +  and lobed +
Mountain hawksbeard +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br /> (2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br />) +
reddish-brown +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
700–2400 m +
stipitate-glandular +, setose +  and villous +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Coniferous forests, thickets, open woods, valleys and foothills, dry gravelly open areas +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
cylindro-campanulate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
cauline +  and basal +
toothed +
dentate +  and entire +
green +  and yellowish +
serrate +  and lobed +
2-carpellate +
creamy white +
persistent +
connate +  and distinct +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Jul. +
connate +  and distinct +
7 +  and 12 +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. +
hairy +  and glabrous +
convex;flat +
spiculate-roughened +
exalbuminous +
1 +  and 3 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Crepis occidentalis var. crinita +
Crepis monticola +
species +
taprooted +  and rhizomatous +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +
11 +, 6 +, 5 +, 4 +  and 3 +