in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 34: 37. 1914
Illustrator: Barbara Alongi
Phenology: Flowering (Jun–)Aug–Sep(–Oct).
Habitat: Usually on sandy or gravelly soils, openings in pinyon-juniper, yellow pine, or spruce-fir forests
Elevation: 1600–2900 m
Ariz., Calif., Colo., Nev., N.Mex., Tex., Utah, Wyo., Mexico (Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora).
W. L. Ellison (1964) reported “n = 18, metaphase II,” based on observation of meiosis in a microsporocyte. D. J. Keil et al. (1988) noted that anthers are often abortive and meiosis is irregular and that seed set is usually high in A. dissecta. Keil et al. suggested that A. dissecta is an apomictic triploid derived from a cross between a diploid plant with n = x = 12 and a tetraploid plant (or unreduced gamete) with n = 2x = 24 so that for A. dissecta 2n = 3x = 36.
Some plants (from Arizona, Baja California, and New Mexico) with poorly developed ray corollas and ± hairy cypselae bearing pappi of 1–13 lance-linear to lance-subulate scales have been identified as belonging to Amauriopsis dissecta. Such plants may be hybrids resulting from crosses between A. dissecta and some other pappose species.
|Author||John L. Strother +|
|Authority||(A. Gray) Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al. +|
|Basionyms||Amauria dissecta +|
|Distribution||Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Wyo. +, Mexico (Baja California +, Chihuahua +, Coahuila + and Sonora). +|
|Elevation||1600–2900 m +|
|Habitat||Usually on sandy or gravelly soils, openings in pinyon-juniper, yellow pine, or spruce-fir forests +|
|Illustrator||Barbara Alongi +|
|Phenology||Flowering (Jun–)Aug–Sep(–Oct). +|
|Publication title||in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +|
|Publication year||1914 +|
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|Synonyms||Bahia dissecta +|
|Taxon family||Asteraceae +|
|Taxon name||Amauriopsis dissecta +|
|Taxon parent||Amauriopsis +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 21 +|