Elephantopus elatus

Bertoloni

Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna 2: 607. 1850.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 203.

Plants (1–) 6–7+ dm. Leaves mostly basal at flowering; blades oblanceolate, 9–14 (–20+) cm × 20–35 (–45+) mm (including petioles), abaxial faces pilose to hirsute, adaxial sparsely pilose to hirsute. Bracts rounded-deltate to lance-deltate, 8–12+ × 6–8+ mm. Inner phyllaries 6–8 mm, ± densely strigose to villous, hairs (0.3–) 0.5–1 mm. Cypselae 3–3.5 mm; pappi 3–4 mm. 2n = 22.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Sep.
Habitat: Open or shaded, dry to wet places in pine forests and mixed forests, usually on sandy soils
Elevation: 0–50 m

Distribution

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

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

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pilose +  and hirsute +
sparsely pilose +  and hirsute +
both +  and abaxial +
scarious +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
corymbiform-paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
John L. Strother +
Bertoloni +
cuneate +
compound +  and simple +
14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
oblanceolate +
20mm;35mm +
ribbed;nerved;ribbed;nerved;smooth +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
rounded-deltate +  and lance-deltate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
lance-linear;more or less lanceolate +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
pink +  and purple +
ribbed +  and 10-nerved +
strigillose +  and hirsutulous +
flattened +  and clavate +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +  and S.C. +
0–50 m +
resin-gland-dotted +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open or shaded, dry to wet places in pine forests and mixed forests, usually on sandy soils +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
bracteate +  and sessile +
in usually determinate , rarely indeterminate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
less densely strigose +  and villous +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
unequal +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Sep. +
Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
1-aristate +
exalbuminous +
prostrate +  and ascending +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
Compositae +
Elephantopus elatus +
Elephantopus +
species +
less spinose +  and apiculate +
stoloniferous +  and rhizomatous +