Chylismia scapoidea subsp. macrocarpa

(P. H. Raven) W. L. Wagner & Hoch

Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83: 208. 2007.

Basionym: Oenothera scapoidea subsp. macrocarpa P. H. Raven Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 34: 95. 1962
Synonyms: Camissonia bairdii S. L. Welsh C. scapoidea subsp. macrocarpa (P. H. Raven) P. H. Raven C. scapoidea var. macrocarpa (P. H. Raven) Cronquist
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 10.

Leaves: blade usually unlobed, rarely pinnately lobed with few, small lateral lobes, terminal lobe ovate, 1.7–3.5 × 1–1.5 cm, margins subentire, oil cells on abaxial surface inconspicuous, usually pale yellowish brown, rarely darker. Flowers: petals 1.5–2 mm. Capsules 25–50 mm.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: On detrital clay knobs, gravelly flats.
Elevation: 1500–2000 m.


Subspecies macrocarpa is known from northern Apache and Navajo counties and northeastern Coconino County.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Warren L. Wagner +
(P. H. Raven) W. L. Wagner & Hoch +
Oenothera scapoidea subsp. macrocarpa +
1500–2000 m. +
On detrital clay knobs, gravelly flats. +
Flowering May–Jun. +
Syst. Bot. Monogr. +
Camissonia bairdii +, C. scapoidea subsp. macrocarpa +  and C. scapoidea var. macrocarpa +
Chylismia scapoidea subsp. macrocarpa +
Chylismia scapoidea +
subspecies +