Acanthoscyphus parishii var. cienegensis

(Ertter) Reveal

Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004.

Common names: Cienega Seca flowery puncturebract
Basionym: Oxytheca parishii var. cienegensis Ertter Brittonia 32: 89, fig. 6G. 1980
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Mentioned on page 438.

Plants erect, 0.5–4 dm. Stems slender, 3–8 cm. Leaf blades 1–3.5 cm. Inflorescences: bracts 2(–3), subulate, awns 0.5–1.5 mm. Peduncles 0.5–2(–3.5) cm. In-volucres: awns 7–10, ivory-colored, (3–)4–5 mm.

Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Sandy flats and slopes, montane conifer forests
Elevation: 2100-2500 m


Variety cienegensis is known only from the San Bernardino Mountains of San Bernardino County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

James L. Reveal +
(Ertter) Reveal +
Oxytheca parishii var. cienegensis +
Cienega Seca flowery puncturebract +
2100-2500 m +
Sandy flats and slopes, montane conifer forests +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
Harvard Pap. Bot. +
Oxytheca sect. Acanthoscyphus +
Acanthoscyphus parishii var. cienegensis +
Acanthoscyphus parishii +
variety +