Liatris garberi

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 15: 48. 1880.

Common names: Garber’s gayfeather
Synonyms: Lacinaria chlorolepis Small Lacinaria garberi (A. Gray) Kuntze Lacinaria nashii Small
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 528. Mentioned on page 515.

Plants 20–80 cm. Corms elongated into rhizomes, irregularly shaped (sometimes with thickened, fibrous-roots). Stems piloso-puberulent to hirsute. Leaves: basal and proximal cauline 1-nerved, linear to linear-oblanceolate, 120–300 × 3–8 mm, gradually reduced distally to ± midstem, abruptly reduced to ± uniform bracts distally, essentially glabrous, glanddotted (margins sometimes sparsely ciliate). Heads in dense, spiciform arrays. Peduncles 0 or 1–5 (–10) mm. Involucres cylindro-campanulate, 8–10 × 4–5 mm. Phyllaries in 3–4 (–5) series, ovate to oblong-oblanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, strongly unequal, usually essentially glabrous, sometimes sparsely strigose to pilosulous, margins with hyaline borders, ciliolate, apices acute (inner with slightly subterminal, ‘rolled’ apicula), ciliolate. Florets 6–10; corolla-tubes glabrous inside. Cypselae 3–3.5 mm; pappi: lengths ± equaling corollas, bristles barbellate. 2n = 20.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Wet flats with palmetto and longleaf or slash pine, oak-palmetto, pine-live oak, grass-sedge bogs, sandy loam, sandy peat
Elevation: 0–30 m

Distribution

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Fla., West Indies (Bahamas)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Liatris garberi"
not tailed +, truncate +, rounded +  and obtuse +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually terete +  and clavate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Guy L. Nesom +
A. Gray +
decurrent +
not enlarged +
5-nerved +, 3-nerved +  and 1-nerved +
dissected +, lobed +, toothed +  and entire +
mostly linear;ovatelanceolate +
papillate +  and rugose +
(4-)5-angled;10-ribbed +
linear-clavate +
Garber’s gayfeather +
white +, usually lavender +  and dark magenta or pinkish purple +
usually hirsutulous +  and hirtellous-pilose +
prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Fla. +  and West Indies (Bahamas) +
0–30 m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Wet flats with palmetto and longleaf or slash pine, oak-palmetto, pine-live oak, grass-sedge bogs, sandy loam, sandy peat +
in usually determinate , rarely indeterminate , arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
cylindro-campanulate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
120mm;300mm +
cauline +, proximal +  and basal +
linear;linear-oblanceolate +
reduced +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
lanceolate +  and lance-linear +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
1-5(-10) mm +
Flowering Jul–Sep. +
sometimes sparsely strigose +  and pilosulous +
18 +  and 40 +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
conic;spheric;usually flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
branched +  and simple +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +
papillate +
Lacinaria chlorolepis +, Lacinaria garberi +  and Lacinaria nashii +
Liatris garberi +
species +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (180 cm1,800 mm <br />1.8 m <br />) +