Chorizanthe fimbriata var. laciniata

(Torrey) Jepson

Fl. Calif. 1: 394. 1914.

Common names: Lacinate spineflower
Basionym: Chorizanthe laciniata Torrey in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 7(3): 19. 1857
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 465.

Plants 1–2 (–2.5) × 1–2 dm. Leaf-blades obovate or spatulate, 1–2 (–3) × 0.2–1 (–1.5) cm. Perianths 8–9 (–10) mm; tepals laciniate apically with distal segments linear, scarcely broader than lateral ones. 2n = 40.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Sandy to gravelly or rocky places, mixed grassland and chaparral communities, pine-oak woodlands
Elevation: 400-1500 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Variety laciniata is found from San Diego and western Imperial counties southward into Baja California. It can be weedy, especially in chaparral.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"/2" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

lenticular +
pink +  and red +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br />) +
James L. Reveal +
(Torrey) Jepson +
alternating +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
straight +
unequal +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
alternate +  and rosulate +
stipelike +
Chorizanthe laciniata +
awn-tipped +  and simple +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
tomentose +  and pubescent +
elliptic;obovate or spatulate +
0.2cm;1cm +
deciduous +
distinct +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
glandular +, woolly-floccose +, tomentose +, strigose +, villous +, hirsute +  and pubescent +
acerose +, acicular +  and scale-like +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
disarticulating +, dichotomous +, branched +  and open +
erect +  and spreading +
just below the soil surface or and above the soil surface +  and spreading +
Lacinate spineflower +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
400-1500 m +
curved +  and straight +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
yellow +  and yellowish white +
white +  and pink or rose maroon or purple or yellow +
decumbent to erect +  and prostrate +
unwinged +  and winged +
black +, red +, brown +  and yellowish +
exserted +  and included +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
spheroidal +, 4-gonous +, lenticular +, biconvex +, discoid +, 3-gonous +  and 2-gonous +
Sandy to gravelly or rocky places, mixed grassland and chaparral communities, pine-oak woodlands +
cymelike +, paniclelike +, racemelike +  and spikelike +
connate +  and free +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
greenish +  and reddish +
not ventricose +  and cylindric +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
nonmembranous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
in whorls +, opposite +, alternate +  and rosulate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
bractlike +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
lobed +, undulate +, crisped +, crenulate +  and entire +
not swollen +
orthotropous +
accrescent +
curved +  and straight +
erect to deflexed +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
cylindric +  and campanulate +
accrescent +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
fleshy +, indurate +  and membranous +
with extrafloral nectaries +  and not articulate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–Jul. +
homostylous +  and 3-carpellate +
, +  and solid +
slender;stout +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
not disarticulating +
decumbent to erect +  and prostrate +
prostrate +  and erect +
penicillate +, fimbriate +  and capitate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
coriaceous +  and membranous +
consisting of a series +  and tubular +
distinct +
erect;spreading +
Chorizanthe sect. Anisogonum +, Chorizanthe sect. Eriogonellopsis +  and Chorizanthe sect. Herbaceae +
chambered +, , +  and solid +
Slender (?) +  and Stout (?) +
Chorizanthe fimbriata var. laciniata +
Chorizanthe fimbriata +
variety +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
dark rose +  and red +
few +  and several +
laciniate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
coriaceous +
scarcely broader +
shallow +
erect +  and spreading +
unequal +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
persistent +
membranous +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
3 +, 2 +  and 1 +