Benitoa occidentalis

(H. M. Hall) D. D. Keck

Leafl. W. Bot.8: 26. 1956

Synonyms: Lessingia occidentalis
Basionyms: Haplopappus occidentalis
Found in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 450.
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Leaf blades 20–80+ × 3–15+ mm. Phyllaries ± lanceolate, 1–10 mm. Ray laminae 5–7+ mm. Disc corollas 4–5+ mm. Cypselae 3–4 mm; pappi 3–4 mm. 2n = 10.

Phenology: Flowering Jun–Nov.
Habitat: Serpentine outcrops and clay slopes
Elevation: 300–1000 m

Distribution

Calif.

Discussion

Benitoa occidentalis is known only from the inner South Coast Ranges, southern San Benito County, and adjacent Fresno and Monterey counties.

References

None.

Facts about "Benitoa occidentalis"
AuthorStaci Markos + and John L. Strother +
BasionymHaplopappus occidentalis +
Elevation300–1000 m +
HabitatSerpentine outcrops and clay slopes +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering Jun–Nov. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymLessingia occidentalis +
Taxon nameBenitoa occidentalis +
Taxon parentBenitoa +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 20 +