Brickellia simplex

A. Gray

Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 5(6): 73. 1853.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 506. Mentioned on page 491.

Perennials, 40–60 cm (caudices woody). Stems branched, pubescent. Leaves opposite or alternate; petioles 3–20 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, deltate to lanceolate, 10–60 × 7–50 mm, bases cordate to truncate, margins crenate-dentate, apices acute, faces sparsely to densely pubescent, glanddotted. Heads borne singly or in open, paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 20–50 mm, glandular-pubescent. Involucres cylindric to broadly campanulate, 12–14 mm. Phyllaries 40–60 in 5–6 series, greenish, 4–6-striate, unequal, margins narrowly scarious (apices acute to acuminate); outer narrowly lanceolate (glandular-pubescent), inner lanceolate (glabrous or tomentulose). Florets ± 60; corollas pale-yellow, often purple-tinged, 9–10 mm. Cypselae 4–5 mm, hispidulous or glabrate; pappi of 32–36 white, barbellate bristles.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Oak woodlands, canyons, dry mountain slopes
Elevation: 1500–2700 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Brickellia simplex"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
racemiform +, paniculiform +, cymiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
A. Gray +
cordate to truncate +
enlarged +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
deltate;lanceolate +
7mm;50mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
purple-tinged +  and pale-yellow +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
glabrate +  and hispidulous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +  and Mexico +
1500–2700 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Oak woodlands, canyons, dry mountain slopes +
in open , paniculiform 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;broadly campanulate +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
alternate +  and opposite +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
toothed +, serrate +, lobed +, laciniate-dentate +  and crenate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
glandular-pubescent +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Flowering Aug–Oct. +
40 +  and 60 +
Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Brickellia simplex +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +