Glyptopleura marginata

D. C. Eaton in S. Watson

in S. Watson, Botany (Fortieth Parallel), 207, plate 20, figs. 11–18. 1871.

Common names: White-margined wax-plant carveseed
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 362.

Plants 1–6 cm. Leaves 0.5–5 cm, margins conspicuously white-crustose. Heads 1–2 cm diam. Calyculi: margins of bractlets crustose-dentate ± throughout. Involucres 10–14 mm. Florets 9–18; corollas white to cream, aging pink or purple, ligules 4–10 mm, equaling or scarcely exserted beyond involucres. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jul.
Habitat: Sandy or rocky deserts, alkali flats, arid grasslands, often with Atriplex, sometimes with Larrea
Elevation: 1000–2000 m

Distribution

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Calif., Idaho, Nev., Utah.

Discussion

Glyptopleura marginata is found in the Great Basin and Mojave deserts.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number.

... more about "Glyptopleura marginata"
expanded +
scarious +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
David J. Keil +
D. C. Eaton in S. Watson +
oblanceolate +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
tuberculate +, rugose +, muricate +  and smooth +
crustose-denticulate +
filiform +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
White-margined wax-plant +  and carveseed +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
purple +, pink +, aging +, white +  and cream +
light-brown +  and straw-colored +
4-5-angled +, flattened +  and subcylindric +
Calif. +, Idaho +, Nev. +  and Utah. +
1000–2000 m +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sandy or rocky deserts, alkali flats, arid grasslands, often with Atriplex, sometimes with Larrea +
indeterminate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +  and 2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
cylindric;urceolate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and basal +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +  and 5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
scarcely exserted beyond involucres +  and equaling +
oblanceolate +, crustose-denticulate +, lobed +  and dentate +
reduced +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering Apr–Jul. +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +  and unequal +
in S. Watson, Botany (Fortieth Parallel), +
flat;convex +
alternating +
puberulent +  and glabrous +
exalbuminous +
branched +  and simple +
prostrate +  and ascending +
1 +  and 25 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Undefined tribe Lactuceae +
Glyptopleura marginata +
Glyptopleura +
species +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +