Uropappus lindleyi

(de Candolle) Nuttall

Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 425. 1841.

Common names: Lindley’s silver puff
Illustrated
Basionym: Calaïs lindleyi de Candolle in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 85. 1838
Synonyms: Microseris lindleyi (de Candolle) A. Gray Microseris linearifolia (Nuttall) Schultz Bipontinus Uropappus linearifolius Nuttall
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 322. Mentioned on page 347.

Leaves 5–30 cm. Peduncles 5–40 cm. Involucres 10–40 mm after flowering. Phyllaries reflexed in fruit, oftenreddish, outer 2–8, inner 3–18. Ligules 2-–10 mm, equaling or barely surpassing phyllaries at flowering. Cypselae 7–17 mm; pappi: scales 5–15 mm, apices notched 1–2 mm, bristles delicate, 4–6 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Grasslands, shrub steppe, open oak woodlands, chaparral, s coastal scrub, deserts, usually well drained soils on slopes, road banks, serpentine gravels, sandy desert flats
Elevation: 10–1800 m

Distribution

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B.C., Ariz., Calif., Idaho, Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Tex., Utah, Wash., Mexico (Baja California), Mexico (Sonora)

Discussion

Uropappus lindleyi grows in the Columbia-Snake Rivers Plateau Province, Basin and Range Province, Interior Mountains and Plateaus System, and the Pacific Border System.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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... more about "Uropappus lindleyi"
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
scarious +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Kenton L. Chambers +
(de Candolle) Nuttall +
decurrent +
Calaïs lindleyi +
compound +  and simple +
lanceolate;linear +
tuberculate +, rugose +, muricate +  and smooth +
filiform +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Lindley’s silver puff +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
reddish +  and pale-yellow +
gray +, dark-brown +  and black +
narrowed +, less columnar +  and fusiform +
B.C. +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Wash. +, Mexico (Baja California) +  and Mexico (Sonora) +
10–1800 m +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Grasslands, shrub steppe, open oak woodlands, chaparral, s coastal scrub, deserts, usually well drained soils on slopes, road banks, serpentine gravels, sandy desert flats +
indeterminate +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
fusiform;ovoid +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +  and 30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (?) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
barely surpassing phyllaries +  and equaling +
remotely +  and entire +
dentate +  and lobed +
2-carpellate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–May. +
connate +  and distinct +
5 +  and 26 +
Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. +
convex;flat +
hispidulous +
distinct +
aristate +  and lanceolate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
exalbuminous +
Illustrated +
1 +  and 5 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Microseris lindleyi +, Microseris linearifolia +  and Uropappus linearifolius +
Uropappus lindleyi +
Uropappus +
species +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +