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|Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: [Annual] perennial herb, subshrub [shrub], 20--50+ cm, pungently scented. Stem: erect, branched from base or throughout. Leaf: alternate to +- opposite [opposite], petioled or sessile; blades or lobes linear to oblanceolate or ovate, simple or 1-pinnately lobed, with +- bristle-tipped teeth, glabrous or +- minutely coarse-hairy to minutely scabrous, embedded oil-glands generally at bases of lobes or blade and near leaf tip. Inflorescence: heads generally radiate, 1, peduncled; bracts closely subtending head 12--22, linear to awl-shaped, sometimes 1--2-lobed, often bristle-tipped, generally with oil-glands; involucre bell-shaped to obconic [hemispheric], 7--20+ mm diam; phyllaries 12--20+ in +- 2 series, weakly fused 1/3--3/4 lengths, free in age, generally lanceolate to linear, persistent, margins of outer +- free to base, oil-glands on faces and near margins; receptacle convex, epaleate, +- pitted, margins of pits minutely fringed to bristly. Ray Flower: (0)7--14; corolla yellow to orange or red-orange. Disk Flower: ; Fruit: obpyramidal [obconic], glabrous or +- strigose or silky-hairy, pappus of 8--20 scales in 1 series, each scale composed of 5--11 basally fused bristles.
Species In Genus: 10 species: southwestern United States, Mexico, Central America. Etymology: (Greek: gland-leaf)
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Strother (2006)
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to AdenophyllumPrevious taxon: Adenocaulon bicolor
Next taxon: Adenophyllum cooperi
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Strother (2006) 2016. Adenophyllum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=298, accessed on February 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 05, 2016.