Argemone munita subsp. rotundata

(Rydberg) G. B. Ownbey

Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 77. 1958

Basionyms: Argemone rotundata Rydberg Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 160. 1902
Synonyms: Argemone munita var. rotundata (Rydberg) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Stems usually purplish, 4-10 dm, with 120-500 prickles per cm⊃2; on main stem below capsule, longest prickles 4-6 mm. Leaf blades: surfaces usually densely prickly on veins and intervein areas. Inflorescences: bud prickles sometimes branched. Capsules usually densely prickly, surface partially obscured, prickles unequal, longest to 8 mm. 2n = 28.

Phenology: Flowering spring–fall; fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: Open slopes and foothills, full sun
Elevation: 1200-2500 m


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Ariz., Calif., Idaho, Nev., Oreg., Utah.


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AuthorGerald B. Ownbey +
Authority(Rydberg) G. B. Ownbey +
BasionymsArgemone rotundata +
DistributionAriz. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, Oreg. + and Utah. +
Elevation1200-2500 m +
HabitatOpen slopes and foothills, full sun +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering spring–fall + and fruiting summer–fall. +
Publication titleMem. Torrey Bot. Club +
Publication year1958 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V3/V3 598.xml +
Special statusEndemic +
SynonymsArgemone munita var. rotundata +
Taxon familyPapaveraceae +
Taxon nameArgemone munita subsp. rotundata +
Taxon parentArgemone munita +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 3 +