Facelis retusa

(Lamarck) Schultz-Bipontinus

Linnaea 34: 532. 1866. 1866

Common names: Annual trampweed
Illustrated
Basionyms: Gnaphalium retusum Lamarck in J. Lamarck et al., Encycl. 2: 758. 1788
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 443.

Stems usually with decumbent to nearly procumbent branches arising from bases, 3–30 cm, loosely tomentose. Leaves crowded; blades 7–20(–30) × 1.5–4 mm, apices truncate-apiculate to retuse. Heads: clusters subtended by bractlike leaves. Cypselae 1.6 mm; pappi 10–11 mm. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jun.
Habitat: Lawns, roadsides, pastures, other disturbed sites, usually on sandy soils
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Kans., La., Miss., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tex., Va., South America, Australia.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Guy L. Nesom +
(Lamarck) Schultz-Bipontinus +
Gnaphalium retusum +
Annual trampweed +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Kans. +, La. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, S.C. +, Tex. +, Va. +, South America +  and Australia. +
0–100 m +
Lawns, roadsides, pastures, other disturbed sites, usually on sandy soils +
Flowering Mar–Jun. +
Illustrated +
Compositae +
Facelis retusa +
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