Argemone pleiacantha subsp. pleiacantha

unknown
Selected by author to be illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Stems 5-12 dm. Leaf blades: proximal mostly lobed 4/5 distance to midrib; distal not clasping. Inflorescences: bud prickles often branched. Capsules mostly closely prickly, surface partially obscured, prickles straight or incurved. 2n = 28.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer; fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: Foothills and adjacent high plains
Elevation: 800-2200 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Mexico (Chihuahua and Sonora).

Discussion

References

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Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.