Shinnersoseris rostrata

(A. Gray) Tomb

Sida 5: 186. 1974

Common names: Beaked or annual skeleton-weed
Basionyms: Lygodesmia juncea var. rostrata A. Gray Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 15: 69. 1864
Synonyms: Lygodesmia rostrata (A. Gray) A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 369.
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Illustrator: Bee F. Gunn
Leaves: blades 6–15 cm × 2–4 mm, distalmost reduced to scales. Calyculus bractlets 1–5 mm. Involucres 12–18 × 4–5 mm. Phyllaries 16–20 mm, faces glabrous. Corollas 15–16 mm. Cypselae 8–10 mm; pappi 6–8 mm. 2n = 12.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Sandy soils of stream banks, dunes, and sand hills in prairies
Elevation: 300–1500 m

Distribution

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Alta., Man., Sask., Colo., Iowa, Kans., Minn., Nebr., N.Dak., Okla., S.Dak., Tex., Utah, Wyo.

Discussion

Shinnersoseris rostrata grows in the Prairies and Great Plains region of North America.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorDavid J. Bogler +
Authority(A. Gray) Tomb +
BasionymsLygodesmia juncea var. rostrata +
Common nameBeaked or annual skeleton-weed +
DistributionAlta. +, Man. +, Sask. +, Colo. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Minn. +, Nebr. +, N.Dak. +, Okla. +, S.Dak. +, Tex. +, Utah + and Wyo. +
Elevation300–1500 m +
HabitatSandy soils of stream banks, dunes, and sand hills in prairies +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering Jul–Sep. +
Publication titleSida +
Publication year1974 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 590.xml +
SynonymsLygodesmia rostrata +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameShinnersoseris rostrata +
Taxon parentShinnersoseris +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +