Acanthoscyphus parishii var. goodmaniana

(Ertter) Reveal

Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004.

Common names: Cushenbury flowery puncturebract
Basionym: Oxytheca parishii var. goodmaniana Ertter Brittonia 32: 90, fig. 6H–J. 1980
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Mentioned on page 436, 438.

Plants erect or spreading, 0.5–3 dm. Stems slender, (1.5–)2–6 cm. Leaf blades 1–3 cm. Inflorescences: bracts 2(–3), subulate, awns 0.5–1.5 mm. Peduncles 0.3–1.5(–2) cm. Involucres: awns 4(–5), ivory colored, 2–3 mm.

Phenology: Flowering May–Sep.
Habitat: Sandy calcareous slopes, chaparral communities
Elevation: 1300-2300 m


Variety goodmaniana is known only from the northeastern slope of the San Bernardino Mountains in San Bernardino County. The name Oxytheca watsonii was misapplied to this taxon in the pre-1980 California literature.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

James L. Reveal +
(Ertter) Reveal +
Oxytheca parishii var. goodmaniana +
Cushenbury flowery puncturebract +
1300-2300 m +
Sandy calcareous slopes, chaparral communities +
Flowering May–Sep. +
Harvard Pap. Bot. +
Oxytheca sect. Acanthoscyphus +
Acanthoscyphus parishii var. goodmaniana +
Acanthoscyphus parishii +
variety +