Aphanisma blitoides

Nuttall ex Moquin-Tandon in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 54. 1849

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 264. Mentioned on page 262.
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Illustrator: Bee F. Gunn
Stems 1–6 dm. Leaf blades 2–5 cm. Flowers urceolate; perianth lobes 1-veined, obovate to oblong, obtuse, subequal; stamens hypogynous; filaments filiform; anthers ellipsoid-globose; stigmas recurved. Fruit: utricle broad, 1.2–2 mm. Seeds 1–2 mm.

Phenology: Flowering summer–early fall.
Habitat: Coastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands
Elevation: 0-100 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

According to the California Native Plant Society, this species is in steep decline on the mainland and is declining also on the Channel Islands.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

Facts about "Aphanisma blitoides"
AuthorLeila M. Shultz +
AuthorityNuttall ex Moquin-Tandon in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle +
DistributionCalif. + and Mexico (Baja California). +
Elevation0-100 m +
HabitatCoastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering summer–early fall. +
Publication titlein A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Publication year1849 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V4/V4 481.xml +
Taxon familyChenopodiaceae +
Taxon nameAphanisma blitoides +
Taxon parentAphanisma +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 4 +