Argemone munita subsp. munita

Durand & Hilgard
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Stems 6-15 dm, with 10-30 prickles per cm⊃2; on main stem below capsule. Leaf blades: surfaces sparingly to moderately prickly on veins and intervein areas. Capsules moderately prickly, surface not obscured, prickles uneven, longest 5-8 mm. 2n = 28.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer; fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: Dry foothills and slopes
Elevation: 100-1500 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).

Discussion

Argemone munita subsp. munita grows in the Coast Ranges. Intermediates between it and subsp. rotundata are frequent.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.