Monolopia gracilens

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 19: 20. 1883.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 351. Mentioned on page 350.

Leaves oblanceolate to lance-linear. Peduncles 20–120 mm. Involucres 5–7 mm. Phyllaries 7–11, distinct, elliptic to oblanceolate, apices acuminate. Ray florets 7–11; corollas yellow, laminae 5–10 mm, entire or obscurely 3-lobed (mid lobes shorter than outers). Disc florets 20–40. Cypselae ± prismatic (not obcompressed), ± 2 mm, 3-angled (ray) or 4-angled (disc), glabrate. 2n = 26.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Serpentinitic areas in grasslands or openings in chaparral or oak woodlands
Elevation: 100–1200 m


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