Acanthoscyphus parishii var. cienegensis

(Ertter) Reveal

Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004

Common names: Cienega Seca flowery puncturebract
Basionyms: Oxytheca parishii var. cienegensis Ertter
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.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.