Argemone pleiacantha subsp. pinnatisecta

G. B. Ownbey

Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 99. 1958.

Conservation concernEndemicIllustrated
Synonyms: Argemone pleiacantha var. pinnatisecta (G. B. Ownbey) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

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


Of conservation concern.

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

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Gerald B. Ownbey +
G. B. Ownbey +
1900-2200 m +
Dry hills, pinyon-juniper zone +
Flowering spring–summer +  and fruiting summer–fall. +
Mem. Torrey Bot. Club +
Conservation concern +, Endemic +  and Illustrated +
Argemone pleiacantha var. pinnatisecta +
Argemone pleiacantha subsp. pinnatisecta +
Argemone pleiacantha +
subspecies +