Rafinesquia neomexicana

A. Gray

Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 5(6): 103. 1853

Common names: Desert chicory
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 349.
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Illustrator: Bee F. Gunn
Plants 15–60 cm. Involucres 18–25 mm. Ligules surpassing phyllaries by 15–20 mm. Cypselae 12–18(–20) mm, including relatively stout beaks 3–6 mm; pappi of 15–21, plumose (proximal 65–80%) bristles, barbs crooked, entangled. 2n = 16.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Open sites, sandy soils, gravelly clay loams in Lower and Upper Sonoran Zones, often in Creosote Bush Scrub and Joshua Tree Woodland, Mojave and Colorado deserts
Elevation: 200–1500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Nev., N.Mex., Tex., Utah, Mexico (Baja California, Sonora).

Discussion

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorL. D. Gottlieb +
AuthorityA. Gray +
Common nameDesert chicory +
DistributionAriz. +, Calif. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Mexico (Baja California + and Sonora). +
Elevation200–1500 m +
HabitatOpen sites, sandy soils, gravelly clay loams in Lower and Upper Sonoran Zones, often in Creosote Bush Scrub and Joshua Tree Woodland, Mojave and Colorado deserts +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering Mar–May. +
Publication titleSmithsonian Contr. Knowl. +
Publication year1853 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 545.xml +
SynonymsUndefined tribe Lactuceae +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameRafinesquia neomexicana +
Taxon parentRafinesquia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +