Castilleja campestris var. succulenta

(Hoover) J. M. Egger

Phytologia 90: 68. 2008.

IllustratedEndemicConservation concern
Basionyms: Orthocarpus campestris var. succulentus Hoover Leafl. W. Bot. 1: 228. 1936
Synonyms: Castilleja campestris subsp. succulenta (Hoover) T. I. Chuang & Heckard C. succulenta (Hoover) D. W. Taylor O. succulentus (Hoover) Hoover
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 593. Mentioned on page 591, 592.

Herbs 0.9–1.4 dm. Leaves lanceolate, thick, ± brittle, (0.4–) 1–2.5 cm. Inflorescences: bracts lanceolate, longer than flowers. Calyces 5.5–9 (–11) mm; abaxial and adaxial clefts 2–3 mm, 30–35% of calyx length. Corollas yellow, sometimes orange, 11–18 mm; tube 10–13 mm. Anthers: proximal pollen-sac ca. 1/2 length of distal.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–May.
Habitat: Vernal pools, moist ground.
Elevation: 0–800 m.

Discussion

Variety succulenta is rare and limited to the northeastern San Joaquin Valley, where it is endangered by habitat loss to urbanization and agriculture. It is listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of the United States.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thick" is not a number.No values specified.

0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
paler +, orange +  and yellow +
Acute (?) +  and Acuminate (?) +
J. Mark Egger +, Peter F. Zika +, Barbara L. Wilson +, Richard E. Brainerd +  and Nick Otting +
(Hoover) J. M. Egger +
Orthocarpus campestris var. succulentus +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
not +, leathery +  and fleshy +
purplish tinged;green +
lanceolate +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
green +, purple +, purplish +  and pale +
2-lobed +, lobed +  and tubular +
0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
taprooted;fibrous-rooted or rhizomatous +
fleshy +  and woody +
orange +  and yellow +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
0–800 m. +
spreading-hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Vernal pools, moist ground. +
much-branched +, unbranched +  and eglandular +
stipitate-glandular +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
purple-tinged +  and green +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
lanceolate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
not fleshy +
linear-lanceolate +  and narrowly triangular +
subequal +
0-lobed +  and plane +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
Flowering Apr–May. +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
1/2 length of distal pollen-sac +
puberulent +  and villous +
rounded-triangular +  and round +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
20 +  and 100 +
trapezoidal +, oblong-ovoid +, pyramidal +  and ovoid +
Illustrated +, Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
non-secund +  and secund +
elongate +
subequal +
branched +  and unbranched +
sprawling +  and prostrate +
aerial +  and subterranean +
not fleshy +
2-lobed +  and entire +
Castilleja campestris subsp. succulenta +, C. succulenta +  and O. succulentus +
Castilleja campestris var. succulenta +
Castilleja campestris +
variety +
shallow;deep +
reduced +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +