Stipulicida setacea

Michaux
Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 26, plate 6. 1803.
Common names:  Pineland scaly-pink  
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 28.

Plants 5–25 cm. Leaf blades: basal 5–20 mm, cauline 0.5–2.5 mm, margins shallowly to deeply incised, especially toward base. Flowers: petals 1–2.5 mm, equaling or slightly longer than sepals, margins minutely 2–5-toothed near base. Seeds 0.5 mm.

Distribution

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se United States, West Indies (Cuba).

Discussion

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Sepal margins ± entire; outer sepal apices acute to obtuse Stipulicida setacea var. setacea
1 Sepal margins lacerate; outer sepal apices mucro- nate Stipulicida setacea var. lacerata