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|Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Subshrub, shrub, +- strongly scented. Stem: many, slender, from thick, woody root-crown, short-lived, brittle, often leafless. Leaf: simple, opposite (or distal alternate), sessile or petioled; blades linear [triangular], entire to dentate or irregularly lobed. Inflorescence: heads discoid or disciform, 1 or in open, rounded cyme-like clusters; peduncle slender; involucre cylindric to bell-shaped; phyllaries graduated in 3--5 series; receptacle rounded, paleate, paleae folded around fruits. Pistillate Flower: 0--8; corolla yellow to orange, radial. Disk Flower: 20--50; corolla yellow to orange; anther tips ovate, acute; style tips tapered, acute. Fruit: club-shaped, compressed, 3-angled, brown to black; hairs ascending, white; pappus of 15--30 +- plumose bristles.
Species In Genus: 2 species: southwestern United States, northwestern Mexico. Etymology: (M.S. Bebb, American botanist, 1833--1895)
eFlora Treatment Author: David J. Keil
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Previous taxon: Balsamorhiza serrata
Next taxon: Bebbia juncea var. aspera
Citation for this treatment: David J. Keil 2016. Bebbia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=336, accessed on December 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 09, 2016.