Solidago velutina subsp. sparsiflora

(A. Gray) Semple

Sida 20: 1616. 2003.

Basionym: Solidago sparsiflora A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12: 58. 1877
Synonyms: Aster sparsiflorus (A. Gray) Kuntze S. arizonica (A. Gray) Wooton & Standley S. californica var. nevadensis A. Gray S. canadensis var. arizonica A. Gray S. garrettii Rydberg S. howellii Wooton & Standley S. mollis Rothrock S. sparsiflora var. subcinerea A. Gray S. trinervata S. velutina var. nevadensis (A. Gray) C. E. S. Taylor & R. J. Taylor
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 160.

Stems and leaves sparsely strigillose. Outer phyllaries glabrate. 2n = 18, 36, 54.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct(–Dec, seldom).
Habitat: Dry open slopes, rocky places, sometimes along streams or seeps, in meadows, open pine woods, margins of dry woods, grasslands, disturbed soils
Elevation: 300–2500+ m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Nev., N.Mex., Tex., Wyo., Mexico

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
54 +, 36 +  and 18 +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
thyrsiform +  and secund-pyramidal paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
cone--shaped +
narrow +  and broad +
John C. Semple +  and Rachel E. Cook +
(A. Gray) Semple +
not persisting +
decurrent +
Solidago sparsiflora +
compound +  and simple +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
tapering;elliptic;oblanceolate or obovate +
3mm;12mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
linear-lanceolate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +  and white +
ampliate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
compressed +, narrowly obconic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Wyo. +  and Mexico +
300–2500+ m +
resinous +
strigoso-puberulent +, glabrate +  and moderately scabroso-strigose +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Dry open slopes, rocky places, sometimes along streams or seeps, in meadows, open pine woods, margins of dry woods, grasslands, disturbed soils +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
2.9mm;6.3mm +
0.3mm;0.7mm +
subsessille +  and sessile +
persisting +
cauline +, mid +, proximal +  and basal +
strigillose +
tapering +
erect;spreading +
triangular +  and narrowly lanceolate +
entire +  and sharply serrate +
reduced +  and largest +
linear-lanceolate +  and oblong or ovate +
unequal +  and rarely subequal +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.47 cm4.7 mm <br />0.0047 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
not persisting +
Flowering Aug–Oct(–Dec, seldom). +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
obtuse +, acute +, lanceolate +  and oblong +
ovate-oblanceolate +
petiolate +  and subpetiolate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
8 +  and 10 +
exalbuminous +
ascending +  and erect +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Aster sparsiflorus +, S. arizonica +, S. californica var. nevadensis +, S. canadensis var. arizonica +, S. garrettii +, S. howellii +, S. mollis +, S. sparsiflora var. subcinerea +, S. trinervata +  and S. velutina var. nevadensis +
Solidago velutina subsp. sparsiflora +
Solidago velutina +
subspecies +
not persisting +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +