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


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.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.