Carphephorus corymbosus

(Nuttall) Torrey & A. Gray

Fl. N. Amer. 2: 67. 1841.

Common names: Florida paintbrush
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Liatris corymbosa Nuttall Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 132. 1818
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 538. Mentioned on page 536.

Plants 30–120 cm. Stems villoso-hirsute to hirsute, eglandular. Leaves: basal and proximal cauline oblanceolate, mostly 6–20 cm; cauline gradually reduced, faces glanddotted. Heads in flat-topped, corymbiform arrays. Peduncles hirsute, eglandular. Involucres (6–) 7–10 mm. Phyllaries 15–40+ in 3–5+ series, broadly elliptic, glabrous and eglandular (margins hyaline-scarious, erose or ciliate), apices rounded. Receptacles paleate (at least peripherally). Corollas eglandular, lobes ca. 1 mm. Cypselae eglandular; pappus bristles in ± 1 series. 2n = 20.


Phenology: Flowering (Jul–)Aug–Nov.
Habitat: Sand ridges, roadsides, flats, dry, pine and longleaf pine-turkey oak woods, pine-palmetto, palmetto flats
Elevation: 0–50 m

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... more about "Carphephorus corymbosus"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
flat-topped +
Guy L. Nesom +
(Nuttall) Torrey & A. Gray +
decurrent +
not enlarged +
Liatris corymbosa +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
linear;oblanceolate or spatulate +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
linear-clavate +
Florida paintbrush +
blue +, usually lavender +  and dark magenta or pinkish purple +
hispid-strigose +
scabrellous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Fla. +, Ga. +  and S.C. +
0–50 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sand ridges, roadsides, flats, dry, pine and longleaf pine-turkey oak woods, pine-palmetto, palmetto flats +
in usually determinate , rarely indeterminate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate;hemispheric +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +, proximal +  and basal +
oblanceolate +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (?) +  and 20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (?) +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
dentate +  and entire +
2-carpellate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
persistent +
Flowering (Jul–)Aug–Nov. +
15 +  and 40 +
Fl. N. Amer. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Litrisa +  and Trilisa +
Carphephorus corymbosus +
Carphephorus +
species +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +