Nemacaulis denudata var. denudata

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 442. Mentioned on page 441.
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Plants 0.4–2 × 0.2–8 dm. Stems prostrate to decumbent. Leaf blades usually spatulate, sometimes linear, 2–8 × 0.3–1.5 cm. Inflorescences with thick, dark red branches. Peduncles usually absent. Involucral bracts dark red, 1.5–3.5 × 1–2 mm, white-tomentose. Flowers (5–)12–30 per involucre, usually exposed in tomentum; perianth 1–1.5 mm; outer tepals broadly obovate to ovate.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–Aug.
Habitat: Coastal sandy beaches, grassland communities
Elevation: 0-100 m


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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).


Variety denudata occurs from Los Angeles County southward into Baja California.



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AuthorJames L. Reveal +
Authorityunknown +
DistributionCalif. + and Mexico (Baja California). +
Elevation0-100 m +
HabitatCoastal sandy beaches, grassland communities +
PhenologyFlowering Mar–Aug. +
Publication titleJ. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, n. s. +
Publication year1848 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V5/V5 923.xml +
SynonymsEriogonum nemacaulis +
Taxon familyPolygonaceae +
Taxon nameNemacaulis denudata var. denudata +
Taxon parentNemacaulis denudata +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 5 +