Brickellia veronicifolia

(Kunth) A. Gray

Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 85. 1852.

Basionym: Eupatorium veronicifolium Kunth in A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(fol.): 88, plate 341. 1818; 4(qto.): 112. 1820 (as veronicaefolium)
Synonyms: Brickellia veronicifolia var. petrophila (B. L. Robinson) B. L. Robinson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 506. Mentioned on page 492, 507.

Shrubs, 50–90 cm. Stems branched from bases, densely pubescent, glanddotted. Leaves mostly opposite (sometimes alternate); petioles 2–5 mm; blades 3-nerved from bases, ovate to reniform, 4–15 × 7–25 mm, bases cordate to subcordate, margins crenate, apices obtuse, faces pubescent, glanddotted. Heads in paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 0–2 mm, densely pubescent, glanddotted. Involucres cylindric to broadly campanulate, 9–11 mm. Phyllaries 35–40 in 7–9 series, greenish, often purple-tinged, 3–6-striate, unequal, margins scarious (apices obtuse to acute); outer broadly ovate to lanceovate (puberulent; margins ciliate), inner lanceolate (glabrous). Florets 18–33; corollas cream to pale-yellow, often red or purple-tinged, 6–7.5 mm. Cypselae 3–4 mm, sparsely hispidulous; pappi of 24–28 white or tawny, barbellate bristles. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Moist areas, canyons, disturbed sites
Elevation: 1500–2100 m

Discussion

Brickellia veronicifolia occurs in the Chisos Mountains.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

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not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Randall W. Scott +
(Kunth) A. Gray +
cordate +  and subcordate +
enlarged +
Eupatorium veronicifolium +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
ovate;reniform +
7mm;25mm +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
tawny +  and white +
purple-tinged +, red +, cream +  and pale-yellow +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br />) +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Tex. +  and Mexico +
1500–2100 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Moist areas, canyons, disturbed sites +
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 +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
entire +  and dentate +
broadly ovate +  and lanceovate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering Sep–Oct. +
35 +  and 40 +
Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Brickellia veronicifolia var. petrophila +
Brickellia veronicifolia +
Brickellia +
species +
cylindric +
perennial +  and annual +