Eucephalus gormanii

Piper

Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 29: 101. 1916.

Common names: Gorman’s aster
Endemic
Synonyms: Aster gormanii (Piper) S. F. Blake
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 41. Mentioned on page 40, 42.

Perennials, 10–40 cm (caudices woody or rhizomes short-creeping; herbage sparsely to moderately glandular-hairy, not glaucous). Stems ascending to erect, sparsely to moderately glandular-hairy. Leaves: mid and distal blades lanceovate to elliptic, 1.5–3 cm × 4–10 mm. Heads usually 2–5 in racemiform to corymbiform arrays, sometimes borne singly. Peduncles glandular. Involucres turbinate, 6–8 mm. Phyllaries in 2–4 series (whitish), lanceolate to ovate (unequal), apices acute, abaxial face glabrous or glandular-hairy. Rays (5–) 8–13, white (often pinkish in bud). Cypselae pilose; pappus bristles in 2 series smooth or ± barbellate. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Open rocky slopes and exposed cliffs
Elevation: 1200–1900 m

Discussion

Eucephalus gormanii is known only from the central Cascade Mountains. It is closely related to E. paucicapitatus.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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glandular-hairy +  and glabrous +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
glabrous +, stipitate-glandular +, tomentose +  and puberulent +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
racemiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Geraldine A. Allen +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
linear;lanceolate;linear;lanceolate;oblong;elliptic;ovate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
barbellate +  and smooth +
whitish +  and tawny +
Gorman’s aster +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +, white +, pink +  and purple +
ampliate +
flattened +  and obconic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
1200–1900 m +
stipitate-glandular +, woolly +, cottony +, scabrous +  and glabrate +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open rocky slopes and exposed cliffs +
discoid +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
reflexed;erect +
triangular +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering Jul–Aug. +
lanceolate +  and ovate +
Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
concave;usually flat;conic +
exalbuminous +
barbellate +  and smooth +
glandular +, eglandular +  and simple +
ascending +  and erect +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Aster gormanii +
Eucephalus gormanii +
Eucephalus +
species +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +