Erigeron formosissimus var. formosissimus

Endemic
Synonyms: Erigeron pecosensis Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 334.

Stems densely hirsute to hirsutulous (hairs often deflexed), eglandular. Distal leaves hirsuto-villous, eglandular or sometimes sparsely glandular. Involucres moderately to densely hirsute, minutely glandular (glands usually inconspicuous under hairs).


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Rocky slopes, meadows, openings, pine-fir, aspen-spruce
Elevation: (1700–)1900–3400 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Colo., N.Mex., S.Dak., Utah.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thick" is not a number.

not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
paniculiform +, corymbiform +  and loose +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
Greene +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
oblanceolate +  and oblanceolate-spatulate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
decurrent +
linear;lanceolate oblanceolate or spatulate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
blue +  and purple rarely pink +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.16 cm1.6 mm <br />0.0016 m <br />) +
subterete +, oblong +  and oblong-obovoid compressed +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
hirsuto-villous +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, N.Mex. +, S.Dak. +  and Utah. +
(1700–)1900–3400 m +
strigose +, hirsute +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Rocky slopes, meadows, openings, pine-fir, aspen-spruce +
disciform +  and discoid +
in loose , corymbiform or paniculiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
turbinate;hemispheric +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
cauline +  and basal +
erect;spreading +
deltate +
Not (?) +  and Scarious (?) +
2-carpellate +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
3-nerved +  and 1-nerved +
hirsuto-villous densely minutely glandular +  and stipitate-glandular +
narrowly elliptic +  and linear-lanceolate +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
prostrate +  and decumbent +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Erigeron pecosensis +
Erigeron formosissimus var. formosissimus +
Erigeron formosissimus +
variety +
inflated +  and tubular +
fibrous-rooted +  and rhizomatous +
40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br /> (55 cm550 mm <br />0.55 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +