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Habit: Annual to shrub, 5--200 cm. Stem: erect, simple or branched. Leaf: cauline, generally alternate [opposite], petioled or +- sessile, blade (ob)lanceolate or oval to (ob)ovate or deltate, 1--3-pinnately lobed or dissected, or distal entire, minutely scabrous or strigose to silky-hairy [woolly], generally gland-dotted. Inflorescence: heads disciform [discoid], 1, in tight groups, or in panicle-like clusters; involucre obconic to bell-shaped or +- hemispheric, 2--5+ mm diam; phyllaries 3--15+ in 1--3 series, free, persistent, outer 3--5 green, the rest scarious to membranous; receptacle convex [conic]; paleae bristle-like or linear to spatula- or wedge-shaped , +- membranous. Pistillate Flower: 2--8; corolla 0 or cylindric, +- yellow [+- white]. Disk Flower: 5--25+, staminate; corolla funnel-shaped, +- white or +- yellow, lobes erect or curved inward; filaments fused, anthers free or weakly fused; style tip +- flared, truncate. Fruit: obovoid [or pear-shaped], +- compressed front-to-back, smooth or warty, glabrous or +- densely long-hairy [minutely hairy], sparsely or not gland-dotted in California; pappus 0 or a minute crown.
Species In Genus: 5 species: North America. Etymology: (Greek: one of the three Graces)
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to EuphrosynePrevious taxon: Euchiton sphaericus
Next taxon: Euphrosyne acerosa
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Euphrosyne, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91792, accessed on February 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 07, 2016.