Acanthoscyphus parishii var. parishii

Common names: Parish’s flowery puncturebract
Synonyms: Eriogonum abramsii subsp. acanthoscyphus S. Stokes
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 438.
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Plants erect, 1–6 dm. Stems usually stout, (1–)5–15 cm. Leaf blades 1–7 cm. Inflorescences: bracts (2–)3, triangular, awns 0.2–0.5 mm. Peduncles (1–)2–5(–7.5) cm. Involucres: awns (10–)13–30(–36), ivory colored, (3–)4–5 mm. 2n = 40.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Oct.
Habitat: Sandy to gravelly flats and slopes, chaparral communities, montane conifer woodlands
Elevation: 1900-2600 m

Discussion

Variety parishii occurs from the Pine Mountains, Ventura County, eastward through the San Gabriel Mountains to the central San Bernardino Mountains of San Bernardino County. It is the most common expression of the species.

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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James L. Reveal +
(Parry) Small +
Oxytheca parishii +
Parish’s flowery puncturebract +
1900-2600 m +
Sandy to gravelly flats and slopes, chaparral communities, montane conifer woodlands +
Flowering Jun–Oct. +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
Eriogonum abramsii subsp. acanthoscyphus +
Acanthoscyphus parishii var. parishii +
Acanthoscyphus parishii +
variety +