Dieteria bigelovii var. bigelovii

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 397. Mentioned on page 398.

Leaf-blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, mid 20–80 × 6–15 mm, margins entire to irregularly dentate or serrate, faces glabrous or sparsely puberulent, often sparsely stipitate-glandular. Involucres broadly turbinate to hemispheric, 8–15 mm, widths 1–2 (–3) times heights. Phyllaries 50–100, 1–2 mm wide (at midpoint), apices long-acuminate, 3–6 mm. Ray-florets 30–60.2n = 8.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Meadows, open areas, subalpine coniferous forests, oak woodlands, grasslands, creosote bush or sagebrush scrublands, often along streams, roadsides
Elevation: 2300–3500 m

Discussion

Variety bigelovii is found in the Rocky Mountains.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"-2(-3)timesheights" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
stipitate-glandular +  and hairy +
subequal +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
David R. Morgan +
(A. Gray) D. R. Morgan & R. L. Hartman +
decurrent +
indurate +
Aster bigelovii +
linear;oblanceolate;linear;oblanceolate;lanceolate;oblong;obovate;ovate +
rugulose +  and muricate +
white +  and tawny +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +, purple +, violet +, blue +  and white +
8-12-ribbed +  and smooth +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
appressed-hairy +
flattened +, linear +  and obovoid +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +, N.Mex. +  and Wyo. +
2300–3500 m +
stipitate-glandular +, puberulent +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Meadows, open areas, subalpine coniferous forests, oak woodlands, grasslands, creosote bush or sagebrush scrublands, often along streams, roadsides +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
broadly turbinate;hemispheric +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
blue +  and purple +
10mm;25mm +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
petiolate +  and sessile +
cauline +, proximal +  and basal +
deltate +  and lanceolate +
serrate +, entire +  and irregularly dentate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
stipitate-glandular +, canescent +  and puberulent +
Flowering Jul–Oct. +
spreading +  and reflexed +
lanceolate +  and linear +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
erect +  and ascending +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Machaeranthera bigelovii +
Dieteria bigelovii var. bigelovii +
Dieteria bigelovii +
variety +
perennial +, short-lived +  and biennial +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +