Eriogonum lachnogynum var. lachnogynum

Common names: Woolly-cup wild buckwheat
Synonyms: Eriogonum lachnogynum subsp. tetraneuris (Small) S. Stokes Eriogonum tetraneuris
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 287. Mentioned on page 288.
Plants erect, 1–3.5 × 1–2 dm. Aerial flowering stems 1–2 dm, floccose. Leaves: petiole 0.5–2.5(–3) cm; blade lanceolate or oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, 1–2.5(–3) × 0.3–0.5(–0.8) cm. Inflorescences subcapitate, umbellate-cymose, or cymose, open and divided 1–3 times; branches 2–20 × 2–20 cm. Involucres 2–5 per cluster, (2–)3–4 mm. Flowers 2.5–5(–6) mm.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Sandy to gravelly (often calcareous) or shaley to clayey or gypsum flats and washes, grassland, creosote bush, or mesquite communities, pinyon and/or juniper woodlands
Elevation: 900-2400 m

Distribution

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Colo., Kans., N.Mex., Okla., Tex.

Discussion

Variety lachnogynum is widely scattered throughout its range, being mostly infrequent to locally common in eastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas, eastern New Mexico, western Oklahoma, and northern Texas.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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AuthorJames L. Reveal +
AuthorityTorrey ex Bentham in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle +
BasionymsUndefined subg. Eucycla +
Common nameWoolly-cup wild buckwheat +
DistributionColo. +, Kans. +, N.Mex. +, Okla. + and Tex. +
Elevation900-2400 m +
HabitatSandy to gravelly (often calcareous) or shaley to clayey or gypsum flats and washes, grassland, creosote bush, or mesquite communities, pinyon and/or juniper woodlands +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering Jul–Oct. +
Publication titlein A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Publication year1856 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V5/V5 560.xml +
SynonymsEriogonum lachnogynum subsp. tetraneuris + and Eriogonum tetraneuris +
Taxon familyPolygonaceae +
Taxon nameEriogonum lachnogynum var. lachnogynum +
Taxon parentEriogonum lachnogynum +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 5 +