Amphiachyris amoena

(Shinners) Solbrig

Rhodora62: 52. 1960

Common names: Texas broomweed
Basionyms: Xanthocephalum amoenum Gutierrezia amoena
Found in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 88.
Plants 20–40(–60) cm. Primary stems usually (2–)5 mm diam. Leaf blades linear, rarely linear-lanceolate, 5–25(–35) × 0.2–1(–2) mm. Heads in open paniculiform arrays. Phyllaries 3–4 × 1–2 mm. Receptacles with hooked, swollen-based hairs. Cypselae 2–3 mm, 4–6-ribbed, long-setulose. 2n = 8.

Phenology: Flowering late Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Calcareous soils and gravels on or near limestone outcrops
Elevation: 0–650 m

Distribution

Tex.

Discussion

References

None.

Facts about "Amphiachyris amoena"
AuthorGuy L. Nesom +
BasionymXanthocephalum amoenum + and Gutierrezia amoena +
Common nameTexas broomweed +
Elevation0–650 m +
HabitatCalcareous soils and gravels on or near limestone outcrops +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering late Sep–Oct. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAmphiachyris amoena +
Taxon parentAmphiachyris +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 20 +