Carphephorus odoratissimus var. odoratissimus

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 537.

Plants with strong odor of coumarin or vanilla. Basal leaves usually more than 15 × 5 cm; midstem leaves broadly elliptic, apices flared away from stems, margins often shallowly dentate. Primary head-bearing branches diverging from main axes at 10–20°. Florets mostly 7–10.


Phenology: Flowering (Aug–)Sep–Oct(–Nov).
Habitat: Pine-oak borders, longleaf pine savannas, flatwoods, fields, roadsides, fencerows, stream bottoms, seepage and boggy areas, sandy sites, limestone ridges or clay hills
Elevation: 0–80 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
flat-topped +
Guy L. Nesom +
(J. F. Gmelin) H. J.-C. Hebert +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
decurrent +
not enlarged +
Chrysocoma odoratissima +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
linear;oblanceolate or spatulate +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
linear-clavate +
blue +, usually lavender +  and dark magenta or pinkish purple +
hispid-strigose +
scabrellous +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +, N.C. +  and S.C. +
0–80 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Pine-oak borders, longleaf pine savannas, flatwoods, fields, roadsides, fencerows, stream bottoms, seepage and boggy areas, sandy sites, limestone ridges or clay hills +
in usually determinate , rarely indeterminate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate;hemispheric +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and proximal +
reduced +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
2-carpellate +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
persistent +
Flowering (Aug–)Sep–Oct(–Nov). +
5 +  and 12 +
paleate +  and epaleate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
not branched +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Liatris odoratissima +  and Trilisa odoratissima +
Carphephorus odoratissimus var. odoratissimus +
Carphephorus odoratissimus +
variety +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +