Amphiachyris amoena

(Shinners) Solbrig

Rhodora 62: 52. 1960

Common names: Texas broomweed
Basionyms: Xanthocephalum amoenum ShinnersGutierrezia amoena (Shinners) Diggs
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 88.
Plants 20–40(–60) cm. Primary stems usually (2–)5 mm diam. Leaf blades linear, rarely linear-lanceolate, 5–25(–35) × 0.2–1(–2) mm. Heads in open paniculiform arrays. Phyllaries 3–4 × 1–2 mm. Receptacles with hooked, swollen-based hairs. Cypselae 2–3 mm, 4–6-ribbed, long-setulose. 2n = 8.

Phenology: Flowering late Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Calcareous soils and gravels on or near limestone outcrops
Elevation: 0–650 m




Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.