Encelia californica

Nuttall

Trans. Amer Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 357. 1841.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 121. Mentioned on page 119.

Shrubs, 50–150 cm. Stems with slender branches from bases, glabrous, developing smooth or roughened barks. Leaves cauline; petioles 5–25 mm; blades green, rhombic or narrowly ovate, 30–60 mm, apices acute, faces glabrous. Heads borne singly. Peduncles pubescent. Involucres 10–12 mm. Phyllaries lanceolate. Ray-florets 15–25; corolla laminae 15–35 mm. Disc corollas brown-purple, 5–6 mm. Cypselae 5–7 mm; pappi 0.2n = 36.


Phenology: Flowering Feb–Oct.
Habitat: Coastal scrub
Elevation: 0–600 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

... more about "Encelia californica"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +, corymbiform +  and cymiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Curtis Clark +
Nuttall +
bristlelike +
coroniform +
cuneate +
compound +  and simple +
ovate;rhombic +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
brown-purple +  and yellow +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
hairy +  and glabrous +
obovate +  and cuneate +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
0–600 m +
scabrellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Coastal scrub +
discoid +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
hemispheric +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
triangular +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
Flowering Feb–Oct. +
18 +  and 30 +
unequal +  and subequal +
Trans. Amer Philos. Soc., n. s. +
sterile +  and fertile +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
convex;flat +
exalbuminous +
roughened +, smooth +  and developing +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Enceliinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Engelmanniinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Spilanthinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Verbesininae +  and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Zinniinae +
Encelia californica +
species +
expanded +
cylindric +
shorter to longer than campanulate +
toothed +  and entire +