Facelis retusa

(Lamarck) Schultz-Bipontinus

Linnaea 34: 532. 1866.

Common names: Annual trampweed
Illustrated
Basionym: Gnaphalium retusum Lamarck in J. Lamarck et al., Encycl. 2: 758. 1788
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 443.

Stems usually with decumbent to nearly procumbent branches arising from bases, 3–30 cm, loosely tomentose. Leaves crowded; blades 7–20 (–30) × 1.5–4 mm, apices truncate-apiculate to retuse. Heads: clusters subtended by bractlike leaves. Cypselae 1.6 mm; pappi 10–11 mm. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jun.
Habitat: Lawns, roadsides, pastures, other disturbed sites, usually on sandy soils
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Kans., La., Miss., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tex., Va., South America, Australia

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Facelis retusa"
scarious +
mostly ovate +  and lanceovate or linear +
spiciform +, less capitate +  and loose +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
(Lamarck) Schultz-Bipontinus +
cuneate +
Gnaphalium retusum +
compound +  and simple +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
oblanceolate;lance-linear +
1.5mm;4mm +
5-ribbed +, 3-ribbed +  and 2-ribbed +
muriculate +, papillate +  and smooth +
decumbent;nearly procumbent +
connate +  and distinct +
Annual trampweed +
actinomorphic +
white +  and purplish +
compressed +  and obovoid +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Kans. +, La. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, S.C. +, Tex. +, Va. +, South America +  and Australia +
0–100 m +
silvery;bicolor +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Lawns, roadsides, pastures, other disturbed sites, usually on sandy soils +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
cylindric;ovoid +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
bractlike +
rarely lanceovate +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Jun. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
conic;more or less columnar +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
erect +  and decumbent +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Compositae +
Facelis retusa +
species +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +