Malacothrix foliosa subsp. foliosa

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 316. Mentioned on page 315.

Stems usually 1, usually erect, branched distally. Distal cauline leaves ovate to lanceolate, pinnately lobed (at bases, lobes 1–2 pairs, narrow). Calyculi of 8–12+, lance-deltate to lanceolate bractlets. Involucres 7–11 × 3–8 mm. Phyllaries 18–22+ in 3 series. Corollas light yellow, 10–17 mm; outer ligules exserted 6–10 mm. Cypselae ± cylindro-fusiform, 0.9–1.5 mm, ribs ± equal. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Open sandy areas, dunes, between shrubs in chaparral
Elevation: 10–100 m

Discussion

Subspecies foliosa is known only from San Clemente Island.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"fine" is not a number."]" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

scarious +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
corymbiform +  and paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
W. S. Davis +
A. Gray in A. Gray et al. +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
lanceolate;obovate oblanceolate or spatulate +
tuberculate +, rugose +, muricate +  and smooth +
lance-deltate;lanceolate +
subequal +  and unequal +
filiform +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
light yellow +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
crenate +
stramineous +  and brown or purplish brown +
cylindro-fusiform +
lobed +, ovate +  and lanceolate +
10–100 m +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Open sandy areas, dunes, between shrubs in chaparral +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
campanulate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
cauline +  and basal +
divided +, lobed +  and dentate +
0.05mm +  and 0.2mm +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering Mar–Jul. +
connate +  and distinct +
18 +  and 22 +
subequal +  and unequal +
in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. ed. +
flat;more or less convex +
more or less equal or 5 more prominent +
crenate +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Undefined tribe Lactuceae +
Malacothrix foliosa subsp. foliosa +
Malacothrix foliosa +
subspecies +
70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +