Phalacroseris bolanderi

A. Gray
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 364. 1868.
Common names: Bolander dandelion
IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Phalacroseris bolanderi var. coronata H. M. Hall
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 374.

Leaves 6–20 cm, faces glabrous. Involucres 7–13 mm after flowering. Phyllaries not reflexed in fruit, margins often red distally, glabrous or minutely puberulent apically. Florets 10–18 mm, much surpassing phyllaries at flowering, glabrous. Cypselae straight or slightly curved on one side, 3–4 mm, obtusely 3-angled at 1 adaxial and 2 lateral nerves. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Wet meadows and sphagnum bogs, coniferous upper montane forests and mixed subalpine woodlands
Elevation: 1800–3000 m

Discussion

A vestigial coroniform pappus found in some individuals is too minor a feature to merit varietal designation.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Bolander dandelion +
1800–3000 m +
Wet meadows and sphagnum bogs, coniferous upper montane forests and mixed subalpine woodlands +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Phalacroseris bolanderi var. coronata +
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