Argemone pleiacantha subsp. pinnatisecta

G. B. Ownbey

Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 99. 1958

Conservation concernEndemicSelected by author to be illustrated
Synonyms: Argemone pleiacantha var. pinnatisecta (G. B. Ownbey) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Illustrator: John Myers
Stems 6-10 dm. Leaf blades: proximal lobed 4/5 distance to midrib; distal not clasping. Inflorescences: bud prickles simple. Capsules sparingly prickly.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer; fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: Dry hills, pinyon-juniper zone
Elevation: 1900-2200 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

This subspecies is restricted to the west slope of the Sacramento Mountains in New Mexico.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.