Aphanostephus pilosus

Buckley

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia13: 457. 1862

Common names: Hairy lazydaisy
Found in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 353. Mentioned on page 352.
Annuals 6–30 cm; vestiture sparsely hispido-pilose, stem hairs spreading at right angles, straight, 0.6–2.4 mm, thick-based. Phyllary apices long-acuminate. Ray florets 13–21. Disc floret corollas: base not swollen and indurate. Cypselae: hairs apically straight; pappi coroniform, ciliate, 0.2–0.7 mm. 2n = 8.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Sand or sandy clay, open scrub oak woodlands, mesquite savannas, fields, disturbed sites, roadsides
Elevation: 30–200 m

Distribution

Okla., Tex.

Discussion

Aphanostephus pilosus is recognized by its reduced habit, distinct vestiture, small heads, and long-acuminate phyllary apices.

References

None.

Facts about "Aphanostephus pilosus"
AuthorGuy L. Nesom +
Common nameHairy lazydaisy +
Elevation30–200 m +
HabitatSand or sandy clay, open scrub oak woodlands, mesquite savannas, fields, disturbed sites, roadsides +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering May–Jul. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAphanostephus pilosus +
Taxon parentAphanostephus +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 20 +