Baccharis glomeruliflora

Persoon

Syn. Pl. 2: 423. 1807.

Common names: Silverling
Endemic
Basionym: Baccharis sessiliflora Michaux Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 125. 1803,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 27. Mentioned on page 24, 25, 28.

Shrubs, 100–300 cm (evergreen, loosely branched). Stems erect to ascending, striate-angled, glabrous or minutely scurfy, not resinous. Leaves present at flowering (not in fascicles); petioles to 7 mm; blades obovate or elliptic to rhombic, 20–60 × 8–40 mm, leathery, bases cuneate to attenuate, margins serrate (teeth 1–3 per side distal to middles, relatively broad), apices acute, faces glabrous, abaxial black gland-dotted (distal reduced, entire), adaxial eglandular. Heads (1–4, sessile or subsessile) in axillary glomerules scattered along branches. Involucres campanulate to obconic; staminate 4–5 mm, pistillate 5–6 mm. Phyllaries ovate to lanceolate, 1–4 mm, margins scarious, medians green, apices rounded or obtuse (sometimes purplish). Staminate florets 20–30; corollas 4–5 mm. Pistillate florets 15–25; corollas 3–4 mm. Cypselae 1.5–2 mm, 8–10-nerved, glabrous; pappi 8–9 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Oct–Nov.
Habitat: Hammocks, moist woods, pine woods, swamps, swales, stream banks, ditches of inner dunes
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., N.C., S.C.

Discussion

Found primarily on the Coastal Plain, Baccharis glomeruliflora is recognized by the evergreen leathery leaves with broad teeth, and the small axillary glomerules of heads.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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... more about "Baccharis glomeruliflora"
black gland-dotted +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Scott D. Sundberg† +  and David J. Bogler +
Persoon +
cuneate +  and attenuate +
Baccharis sessiliflora +
3-nerved +  and 1-nerved +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
elliptic;rhombic +
8mm;40mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
Silverling +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
whitish +, white +  and pale-yellow +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
compressed +, obovoid +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Miss. +, N.C. +  and S.C. +
0–100 m +
resinous +
gland-dotted +
pistillate +  and staminate +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Hammocks, moist woods, pine woods, swamps, swales, stream banks, ditches of inner dunes +
racemiform +, corymbiform +  and paniculiform +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
pistillate +  and staminate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
campanulate;obconic +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
spreading-reflexed;spreading-reflexed +
less deltate +  and lanceovate +
hispid +  and glabrous +
2-carpellate +
brownish +, whitish +  and tawny +
persistent +
25 +  and 50 +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flowering Oct–Nov. +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
styliferous +, neuter +  and pistillate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
conic;tholiform;conic;tholiform;flat +
exalbuminous +
1 (?) +  and 20 (?) +
not resinous +
erect +  and ascending +
striate-angled +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Compositae +
Baccharis glomeruliflora +
Baccharis +
species +