Brickellia rusbyi

A. Gray in A. Gray et al.

in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(2): 106. 1884.

Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 506. Mentioned on page 492.

Perennials, 60–120 cm (bases woody). Stems branched, puberulent, glanddotted. Leaves alternate; petioles 10–50 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, deltate or rhombic-ovate, 50–100 × 20–50 mm, bases acute to truncate, margins crenate or coarsely dentate, apices long-acuminate, abaxial faces sparsely villous, glanddotted, adaxial faces glabrous or sparsely pubescent, often glanddotted. Heads in paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 4–6 mm, puberulent, sparsely glanddotted. Involucres cylindric to campanulate, 7–10 mm. Phyllaries 22–26 in 4–7 series, 3–5-striate, unequal, margins scarious (apices obtuse to acute); outer ovate to lanceolate (often purple-tinged, glabrous or puberulent), inner linear to oblong (greenish, glabrous). Florets 13–20; corollas yellowish, 5.3–6.5 mm. Cypselae 2–2.5 mm, sericeous; pappi of 26–32 white, barbellate bristles. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Rocky slopes, shaded areas
Elevation: 1500–2500 m

Discussion

Brickellia rusbyi has been considered ill-smelling.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Brickellia rusbyi"
pubescent +  and glabrous +
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
A. Gray in A. Gray et al. +
acute +  and truncate +
enlarged +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
rhombic-ovate;deltate +
20mm;50mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
0.53 cm5.3 mm <br />0.0053 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br />) +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +  and Mexico +
1500–2500 m +
tomentose +, strigose +, glandular-puberulent +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Rocky slopes, shaded areas +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cylindric;campanulate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
entire +  and dentate +
dentate +  and crenate +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Oct. +
22 +  and 26 +
in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia rusbyi +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br /> (120 cm1,200 mm <br />1.2 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +