Aristocapsa insignis

(Curran) Reveal & Hardham
Phytologia 66: 84. 1989.
Basionyms: Chorizanthe insignis Curran Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 275. 1885
Synonyms: Centrostegia insignis (Curran) A. Heller Oxytheca insignis (Curran) Goodman
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 476.
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Plants 0.2–1 × 0.2–0.8 dm. Leaf blades (0.3–)0.5–1.5 × (0.1–)0.2–0.4 cm. Peduncles 1–2 mm. Invo-lucres 3–5 mm, faintly corrugate; awns divergent, (1–)2–3 mm. Flowers 1.5 mm; filaments 1.5–2 mm. Achenes 1.5 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Sandy soil in grassland communities, and in pine-oak or juniper woodlands
Elevation: 300-600 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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Chorizanthe insignis +
300-600 m +
Sandy soil in grassland communities, and in pine-oak or juniper woodlands +
Flowering May–Jun. +
Centrostegia insignis +  and Oxytheca insignis +
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