Chorizanthe subg. Eriogonella

(Goodman) Reveal & Hardham

Phytologia 66: 110. 1989.

Basionym: Undefined subg. Eriogonella Goodman Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 21: 90. 1934
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 450. Mentioned on page 446.

Plants erect, densely pubescent. Leaf blades linear to narrowly oblanceolate. Stems not disarticulating at each node. Inflorescences: bracts usually 2, opposite, rarely in whorls of 3–5, connate, proximally leaflike, awn-tipped. Involucres urceolate, ventricose basally, 6-toothed, with broad, continuous, membranous margins; teeth connate throughout their length, shallow, spreading, equal. Flowers 1(–2); perianth white to rose, densely pubescent; stamens 9, adnate at base of floral tube; filaments distinct. Achenes brown, 3-gonous, glabrous. Seeds: embryo curved.


w United States.


Species 1.

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