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|Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Carlquistia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Carlquistia muirii (A. Gray) B.G. Baldwin
Habit: Perennial herb 7--54 cm, generally matted, from woody rhizome. Stem: erect. Leaf: simple, proximally opposite, distally alternate, 9--42 cm, 2--4 mm wide, linear to lance-linear, entire, coarse- to soft-hairy and glandular-hairy. Inflorescence: heads discoid, 1 or in loose, +- flat-topped clusters, involucre 8--13 mm, 5--10+ mm diam; phyllaries 0; receptacle flat, short-bristly; paleae (5)7--16 in 1 involucre-like series, +- fused, lance-linear to lanceolate, herbaceous, coarsely hairy and glandular-hairy, deciduous. Ray Flower: 0. Disk Flower: ; Fruit: 4--7.5 mm, 0.5--1.2 mm wide, +- straight, +- cylindric, black, hairs ascending; pappus 5--11 mm, of 9--17 awl-shaped or +- bristle-like, ciliate-plumose scales, white to +- brown. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Dry, open sites on granitic soils; Elevation: 1100--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH, SCoRO (Ventana Double Cone, Monterey Co.). Flowering Time: Jun--Oct Note: Self-sterile.
Synonyms: Raillardiopsis muirii (A. Gray) Rydb.
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Carlquistia
Next taxon: Carthamus
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2017. Carlquistia muirii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77556, accessed on January 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 24, 2017.