Lastarriaea coriacea

(Goodman) Hoover

Leafl. W. Bot. 10: 342. 1966

Common names: Leather spineflower
Basionyms: Chorizanthe coriacea Goodman Leafl. W. Bot. 3: 230. 1943 Lastarriaea chilensis subsp. californica H. Gross Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 345. 1913,
Synonyms: Chorizanthe lastarriaea var. californica (H. Gross) Goodman
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 477.
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Plants 0.2–1.5 × 0.5–3(–5) dm. Leaf blades 0.5–3 cm × 0.2–0.8(–1) mm. Inflorescences yellowish green to green or red; bracts erect or nearly so, narrowly lanceolate, 0.4–1.5(–2) cm × 0.8–1.5(–2) mm; awns uncinate, (0.5–)1–2(–2.5) mm. Involucral bracts erect, linear, 0.3–1(–1.2) cm × 0.3–1 mm; awns uncinate, 0.5–2 mm. Flowers: perianth 2–3.5 mm (including awns); tepals connate ca. 2/3 their length, narrowly lanceolate; filaments 0.5–1 mm; anthers 0.2–0.3 mm. Achenes 2.5–3 mm. 2n = 42, 60.

Phenology: Flowering Feb–Jun.
Habitat: Sandy to gravelly soils in coastal and inland grassland, coastal scrub and chaparral communities, pine-oak woodlands
Elevation: 0-800 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).

Discussion

Lastarriaea coriacea grows along the coast from Sonoma County to San Diego County, and in the foothills and mountains from Calaveras County to western Riverside County.

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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Facts about "Lastarriaea coriacea"
AuthorJames L. Reveal +
Authority(Goodman) Hoover +
BasionymsChorizanthe coriacea + and Lastarriaea chilensis subsp. californica +
Common nameLeather spineflower +
DistributionCalif. + and Mexico (Baja California). +
Elevation0-800 m +
HabitatSandy to gravelly soils in coastal and inland grassland, coastal scrub and chaparral communities, pine-oak woodlands +
IllustrationPresent +
PhenologyFlowering Feb–Jun. +
Publication titleLeafl. W. Bot. +
Publication year1966 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V5/V5 1000.xml +
SynonymsChorizanthe lastarriaea var. californica +
Taxon familyPolygonaceae +
Taxon nameLastarriaea coriacea +
Taxon parentLastarriaea +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 5 +