Anisocoma acaulis

Torrey & A. Gray

Boston J. Nat. Hist.5: 111, plate 13, figs. 7–11. 1845

Common names: Scalebud
Found in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 310. Mentioned on page 308.
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Leaves: blades 2–7 cm, lobes oblong to triangular, abaxially ± floccose-tomentose, glabrate in age. Heads 3–5+ cm diam., nodding in bud. Paleae 7-–13 mm, persistent after cypselae have fallen. Involucres broadly cylindric to campanulate, 15–35 mm. Phyllaries often with reddish tips and dots, outer broadly rounded, 2–6 mm, inner 15–35 mm. Cypselae 4–7 mm; pappi 20–27 mm. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Sandy washes, dry slopes, chaparral, pine-oak-juniper woodlands, montane coniferous forests
Elevation: 20–2400 m

Distribution

Ariz., Calif., Nev., Mexico (Baja California).

Discussion

Anisocoma acaulis grows on the southwestern fringe of the Great Basin and in the Mojave and Sonoran deserts.

References

None.

Facts about "Anisocoma acaulis"
AuthorDavid J. Keil +
Common nameScalebud +
Elevation20–2400 m +
HabitatSandy washes, dry slopes, chaparral, pine-oak-juniper woodlands, montane coniferous forests +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering Mar–May. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAnisocoma acaulis +
Taxon parentAnisocoma +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +