Pityopsis graminifolia var. aequilifolia

F. D. Bowers & Semple

Phytologia 58: 430. 1985.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 226. Mentioned on page 227.

Cauline leaves: mid and distal crowded, greatly overlapping, lanceolate to ovate, 35–70 × 6–12 mm, little reduced distally. Involucres 6–8 mm. Phyllary faces sparsely to moderately (rarely densely) sericeous proximally and distally, eglandular. Ray florets 7–10; laminae 4.6–6.1 mm. Disc florets 15–20; corollas 3.2–4.5 mm, lobes 0.4–0.7 mm, glabrous. 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–early fall.
Habitat: Sandy soils
Elevation: 10–40 m


Narrower leaved plants of var. aequilifolia are similar to var. tenuifolia, with which it hybridizes.

Selected References


Lower Taxa