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Habit: Perennial herb, from generally branched rhizome; rosettes often clumped. Leaf: most or all basal, cauline 0 or proximal only, generally opposite, sessile, lanceolate or oblanceolate to linear, entire or minutely dentate, glabrous, silky-hairy, or minutely coarse-hairy, and/or glandular. Inflorescence: glandular, sometimes also hairy; heads radiate or discoid, generally 1; involucre 3--25+ mm diam, hemispheric or bell-shaped to cylindric; phyllaries as many as ray flowers, each generally 1/2+ enveloping a ray ovary, falling with fruit, coarse-hairy and +- glandular; receptacle flat or convex, glabrous or minutely bristly; paleae in 1 involucre-like series between ray and disk flowers or peripheral in discoid heads, fused or free, +- equal, ciliate-hairy. Ray Flower: 0--13; corolla yellow to red; ray often deeply lobed. Disk Flower: ; Fruit: +- cylindric, +- straight, ascending-hairy, black; ray and disk pappus of 8--30, awl-shaped or +- bristle-like, ciliate-plumose scales or ray pappus 0.
Species In Genus: 3 species: montane California, Oregon, western Nevada. Etymology: (Latin: small Raillardia or Railliardia) Note: Self-sterile.
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to RaillardellaPrevious taxon: Rafinesquia neomexicana
Next taxon: Raillardella argentea
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Raillardella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=583, accessed on December 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 06, 2016.