Aphanisma blitoides

Nuttall ex Moquin-Tandon in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 54. 1849.

IllustratedConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 264. Mentioned on page 262.

Stems 1–6 dm. Leaf-blades 2–5 cm. Flowers urceolate; perianth lobes 1-veined, obovate to oblong, obtuse, subequal; stamens hypogynous; filaments filiform; anthers ellipsoid-globose; stigmas recurved. Fruit: utricle broad, 1.2–2 mm. Seeds 1–2 mm.


Phenology: Flowering summer–early fall.
Habitat: Coastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands
Elevation: 0-100 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

According to the California Native Plant Society, this species is in steep decline on the mainland and is declining also on the Channel Islands.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

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ellipsoid-globose +
Acute (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
Leila M. Shultz +
Nuttall ex Moquin-Tandon in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle +
slippery +
aromatic +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
linear +  and broadly triangulate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
0-100 m +
symmetric +, or +  and uniseriate +
Coastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands +
1-5-flowered +  and sessile +
petiolate +  and sessile +
not winged +  and winged +
lobed +  and serrate-dentate +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
3(-5)-lobed +
circumscissile +
Flowering summer–early fall. +
oblong +, oblanceolate +  and spatulate +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
pointing +  and ascending +
basal +, median +  and position +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
lenticular +
Illustrated +  and Conservation concern +
cylindric +
hypogynous +
armed +, not jointed +, branched +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
flexuous +
decumbent +  and prostrate +
slender +  and stout +
succulent +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Aphanisma blitoides +
Aphanisma +
species +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and monoecious +