Erechtites hieraciifolius var. megalocarpus

(Fernald) Cronquist

Rhodora 48: 122. 1946.

Endemic
Basionym: Erechtites megalocarpus Fernald Rhodora 19: 24. 1917 (as megalocarpa)
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 604. Mentioned on page 603.

Stems and leaves succulent. Receptacles 9–12+ mm diam. Cypselae 4–5 mm, nerves 16–20.


Phenology: Flowering summer–early fall.
Habitat: Saline coastal marshes
Elevation: 0–20 m

Discussion

Variety megalocarpus is a highly restricted ecotype.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
papillate +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lance-linear +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Theodore M. Barkley† +
(Fernald) Cronquist +
decurrent +
Erechtites megalocarpus +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
ovatelanceolate;lanceolate +
2cm;8cm +
winged;nerved;ribbed +
whitish +  and pale-yellow +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
4-5 mm +, 2.3 +  and 3 +
ribbed or more or less obovoid +  and more or less fusiform +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Conn. +, Mass. +, N.J. +  and N.Y. +
0–20 m +
glabrous +  and puberulent +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Saline coastal marshes +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
obconic;urceolate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
subsessile +  and petiolate +
distributed +
cauline +  and basal +
succulent +
erect;spreading +
lanceovate +  and deltate +
dentate to pinnatifid +  and entire +
subentire +  and serrate or weakly lobed +
2-carpellate +
Flowering summer–early fall. +
lanceolate +  and linear +
unequal +  and subequal +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
sterile +  and fertile +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
1 (?) +  and 2 (?) +
succulent +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Compositae +
Erechtites hieraciifolius var. megalocarpus +
Erechtites hieraciifolius +
variety +
toothed +, denticulate +  and entire +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
vine +, tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +