Uropappus lindleyi

(de Candolle) Nuttall

Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 425. 1841. 1841

Common names: Lindley’s silver puff
Illustrated
Basionyms: Calaïs lindleyi de Candolle in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 85. 1838
Synonyms: Microseris lindleyi (de Candolle) A. Gray Microseris linearifolia (Nuttall) Schultz Bipontinus Uropappus linearifolius Nuttall
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 322. Mentioned on page 347.

Leaves 5–30 cm. Peduncles 5–40 cm. Involucres 10–40 mm after flowering. Phyllaries reflexed in fruit, oftenreddish, outer 2–8, inner 3–18. Ligules 2-–10 mm, equaling or barely surpassing phyllaries at flowering. Cypselae 7–17 mm; pappi: scales 5–15 mm, apices notched 1–2 mm, bristles delicate, 4–6 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Grasslands, shrub steppe, open oak woodlands, chaparral, s coastal scrub, deserts, usually well drained soils on slopes, road banks, serpentine gravels, sandy desert flats
Elevation: 10–1800 m

Distribution

V19-492-distribution-map.gif

B.C., Ariz., Calif., Idaho, Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Tex., Utah, Wash., Mexico (Baja California, Sonora).

Discussion

Uropappus lindleyi grows in the Columbia-Snake Rivers Plateau Province, Basin and Range Province, Interior Mountains and Plateaus System, and the Pacific Border System.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Uropappus lindleyi"
Kenton L. Chambers +
(de Candolle) Nuttall +
Calaïs lindleyi +
Lindley’s silver puff +
B.C. +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Wash. +, Mexico (Baja California +  and Sonora). +
10–1800 m +
Grasslands, shrub steppe, open oak woodlands, chaparral, s coastal scrub, deserts, usually well drained soils on slopes, road banks, serpentine gravels, sandy desert flats +
Flowering Mar–May. +
Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. +
Illustrated +
Microseris lindleyi +, Microseris linearifolia +  and Uropappus linearifolius +
Uropappus lindleyi +
Uropappus +
species +