Lepidospartum burgessii

B. L. Turner

Wrightia 5: 354. 1977.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 634. Mentioned on page 633.

Shrubs, 10–70 cm, broomlike. Flowering stems silvery-pannose, dotted with glandular blisters. Leaf blades (flowering stems) filiform to acerose, 3–20+ (× ca. 1) mm. Peduncles 0–3+ mm. Involucres turbinate to cylindric, 7–8 mm. Phyllaries 8–13, ovate to elliptic, pannose-tomentose. Florets 3; corollas 8–9.5 mm. Cypselae ca. 4 mm, 5-nerved, densely pilose; pappi 5–8 mm.

Phenology: Flowering late summer.
Habitat: Gypseous soils, desert basins
Elevation: 1100–1200 m


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