Acanthoscyphus parishii var. goodmaniana

(Ertter) Reveal

Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004

Common names: Cushenbury flowery puncturebract
Basionyms: Oxytheca parishii var. goodmaniana Ertter
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Mentioned on page 436, 438.
Plants erect or spreading, 0.5–3 dm. Stems slender, (1.5–)2–6 cm. Leaf blades 1–3 cm. Inflorescences: bracts 2(–3), subulate, awns 0.5–1.5 mm. Peduncles 0.3–1.5(–2) cm. Involucres: awns 4(–5), ivory colored, 2–3 mm.

Phenology: Flowering May–Sep.
Habitat: Sandy calcareous slopes, chaparral communities
Elevation: 1300-2300 m

Discussion

Variety goodmaniana is known only from the northeastern slope of the San Bernardino Mountains in San Bernardino County. The name Oxytheca watsonii was misapplied to this taxon in the pre-1980 California literature.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.