Argemone munita subsp. argentea

G. B. Ownbey

Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 83. 1958.

Endemic
Synonyms: Argemone munita var. argentea (G. B. Ownbey) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems greenish white, 4-8 dm, with 100-300 prickles per cm⊃2; on main-stem below capsule, longest prickles 7-10 mm. Leaf-blades: surfaces usually densely prickly on veins and intervein areas. Inflorescences: bud prickles simple. Capsules densely prickly, surface partially obscured, prickles unequal, longest 7-10 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering spring; fruiting spring–summer.
Habitat: Dry desert ranges
Elevation: 150-850 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"/3" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."longest" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

Gerald B. Ownbey +
G. B. Ownbey +
palmate +  and subpalmate +
1×-lobed +, commonly shallowly +  and unlobed +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
Oblong (?) +  and Ellipsoid (?) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
lanceoloid +, ellipsoid +  and ovoid +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Ariz. +, Calif. +  and Nev. +
150-850 m +
sessile +, pedicellate +  and symmetric +
conspicuous +
5cm;10cm +
transverse +, poricidal +, valvate +  and dehiscence +
Dry desert ranges +
tipped +  and hollow +
subterminal +
paniculate +  and racemose +
terminal +  and axillary +
alternate +  and opposite or whorled +
cauline +  and basal +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
1-2-locular or +  and incompletely completely multilocular +
distinct +
2 times number of sepals +
Flowering spring +  and fruiting spring–summer. +
3-5-carpellate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Mem. Torrey Bot. Club +
white +  and orange +
carunculate +  and arillate +
subglobose +
1.8mm +  and 2.6mm +
list +  and count +
list +  and count +
unarmed +  and densely prickly +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
angular +, flattened +  and terete +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
3 +  and 2 +
obovate +
150 (?) +  and 250 (?) +
greenish white +
decumbent +, spreading +  and erect +
persistent +
3-5(-7)-lobed +
persistent +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
hispid +, glabrous +  and glaucous +
Argemone munita var. argentea +
Argemone munita subsp. argentea +
Argemone munita +
subspecies +
perennial +  and annual +
3 +  and 2 +