Brickellia oblongifolia

Nuttall

Trans Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 288. 1840.

IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 505. Mentioned on page 493.

Perennials or subshrubs, 10–60 cm (caudices woody). Stems branched, stipitate-glandular to glandular-pubescent. Leaves mostly alternate (sometimes subopposite); petioles 0; blades obscurely 3-nerved from bases, elliptic, lance-linear, or oblong, 9–40 × 1–15 mm, bases acute to attenuate, margins entire, apices acute or obtuse, faces pubescent to villous, often stipitate-glandular. Heads borne singly or in corymbiform arrays. Peduncles 2–50 mm, glandular-pubescent. Involucres cylindric to campanulate, 10–20 mm. Phyllaries 25–35 in 4–6 series, greenish, 4–5-striate, unequal, margins scarious (sometimes ciliate, apices acute to acuminate); outer ovate to lanceolate (glanddotted to glandular-puberulent), inner linear-lanceolate to linear (glabrous). Florets 25–50; corollas pale yellow-green or cream, often purple-tinged, 5–10 mm. Cypselae 3–7 mm, stipitate-glandular or hispidulous; pappi of 18–25 white, barbellate to subplumose bristles.

Distribution

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B.C., Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., N.Mex., Nev., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.

Discussion

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Cypselae usually stipitate-glandular, sometimeshispidulous Brickellia oblongifolia var. oblongifolia
1 Cypselae setose-hispidulous, mostly lacking glands Brickellia oblongifolia var. linifolia

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... more about "Brickellia oblongifolia"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
Nuttall +
acute +  and attenuate +
enlarged +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
oblong;lance-linear;oblong;lance-linear +
1mm;15mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
barbellate +  and subplumose +
purple-tinged +, cream +  and pale yellow-green +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
hispidulous +  and stipitate-glandular +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
B.C. +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, N.Mex. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +  and Wyo. +
stipitate-glandular +, pubescent +  and villous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
in corymbiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cylindric;campanulate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
glandular-pubescent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
25 +  and 35 +
Trans Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia oblongifolia +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +