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Brickellia oblongifolia Nutt. var. linifolia (D.C. Eaton) B.L. Rob.
Habit: Perennial herb or subshrub from woody caudex, 10--60 cm. Stem: branched, dotted with stalked glands to short-hairy and glandular. Leaf: generally alternate (+- opposite), sessile, 9--40 mm, 1--15 mm wide, elliptic, lance-linear, or oblong, entire, base acute to attenuate, tip acute or obtuse, faces puberulent to +- densely covered with long, crooked hairs, these occasionally mixed with gland-tipped hairs, veins obscure. Inflorescence: heads 1 or in +- flat-topped clusters; peduncle 2--50 mm, short-hairy and glandular; involucre 10--20 mm, cylindric to bell-shaped; phyllaries 25--35 in 4--6 series, 4--5-striate, unequal, tip acute to acuminate, margin scarious, occasionally ciliate; outer lanceolate to ovate, gland-dotted to glandular-puberulent, inner linear to lance-linear, glabrous. Flower: 25--50; corolla 5--10 mm, pale yellow-green or cream, often purple-tinged. Fruit: 3--7 mm, minute-bristly or -hairy (glandular); pappus of 18--25, minutely barbed to +- plumose bristles. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Desert, grassland, dry rocky hillsides; Elevation: 1200--2800 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJt, SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana, Colorado, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--Oct Note: Other variety in western United States, British Columbia.
Synonyms: Brickellia linifolia D.C. Eaton; Brickellia oblongifolia subsp. linifolia (D.C. Eaton) Cronquist; Coleosanthus linifolius (D.C. Eaton) Kuntze; Coleosanthus oblongifolius (Nutt.) Kuntze var. linifolius (D.C. Eaton) S.F. Blake
eFlora Treatment Author: Randall W. Scott
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Brickellia nevinii
Next taxon: Cacaliopsis
Citation for this treatment: Randall W. Scott 2017. Brickellia oblongifolia var. linifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=6917, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.