Baccharis plummerae subsp. glabrata

Hoover
Vasc. Pl. San Luis Obispo Co., 302. 1970.
Common names: San Simeon or smooth baccharis
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 31. Mentioned on page 30.

Plants 60–80 cm. Stems glabrate, glandular. Leaves linear to narrowly oblanceolate (principal 1- or 3-nerved), 8–35 × 1–2(–3) mm, margins entire or sharply serrate.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Nov.
Habitat: Rocky slopes near beaches, sea bluffs, serpentine rock outcrops, chaparral, brushy canyons, woodlands
Elevation: 0–100 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Known only from coastal scrub in the Santa Lucia Range, northwestern San Luis Obispo County, subsp. glabrata is generally reduced in most characters than subsp. plummerae, with smaller heads and fewer florets (R. M. Beauchamp and J. Henrickson 1995).

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Scott D. Sundberg† +  and David J. Bogler +
Hoover +
San Simeon or smooth baccharis +
0–100 m +
Rocky slopes near beaches, sea bluffs, serpentine rock outcrops, chaparral, brushy canyons, woodlands +
Flowering Jun–Nov. +
Vasc. Pl. San Luis Obispo Co., +
Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
Compositae +
Baccharis plummerae subsp. glabrata +
Baccharis plummerae +
subspecies +