Filago pyramidata var. pyramidata

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Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 449. Mentioned on page 448.
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Illustrator: Linny Heagy
Leaves: largest oblanceolate to narrowly spatulate, widest in distal 1/3, (10–)15–20 × 3–5 mm, ± plane; longest distal capitular leaves 1.3–2 times head heights, obtuse. Heads in glomerules of (8–)12–16(–20), ± bipyramidal, largest 5–7 × 2.5–4 mm; largest glomerules 11–15 mm diam. Receptacles filiform-cylindric. Pistillate paleae (except innermost) (15–)20–25 in (3–)4–5 series, vertically ranked, carinate in cross section, longest 4.5–6 mm; wings uniformly yellowish, apices recurved. Innermost paleae pistillate and often bisexual, surrounding 8–13 florets. Pistillate florets: outer (15–)20–25 epappose, inner 2–7 pappose. Bisexual florets 5–9(–11). 2n = 28 (Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Yugoslavia).

Phenology: Flowering and fruiting late Apr–mid Aug.
Habitat: Mediterranean and cold-temperate climates, dry, open, sometimes rocky slopes, disturbed sites (chaparral burns, roadsides)
Elevation: 10–800 m

Distribution

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B.C., Calif., Eurasia, n Africa, Atlantic Islands, Australia.

Discussion

Variety pyramidata is also introduced in Australia.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorJames D. Morefield +
Authorityunknown +
DistributionB.C. +, Calif. +, Eurasia +, n Africa +, Atlantic Islands + and Australia. +
Elevation10–800 m +
HabitatMediterranean and cold-temperate climates, dry, open, sometimes rocky slopes, disturbed sites (chaparral burns, roadsides) +
IllustratorLinny Heagy +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting late Apr–mid Aug. +
Publication titleSp. Pl. +
Publication year1753 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 744.xml +
SynonymsFilago germanica +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameFilago pyramidata var. pyramidata +
Taxon parentFilago pyramidata +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 19 +