Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. tenuiflorus

(Hooker) Henrickson

Sida 12: 321. 1987.

Basionym: Gossypianthus tenuiflorus Hooker Icon. Pl. 3: plate 251. 1840
Synonyms: Guilleminea lanuginosa var. tenuiflora (Hooker) Mears
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 439.

Basal leaf blades linear to linear-oblanceolate, (1.8–)3.5–9.7 × (0.2–)0.3–0.6(–0.9) cm, glabrous. Cauline leaf blades oblong-elliptic to oblong, 1–1.7(–2) × (0.1–)0.2–0.5(–0.8) cm, glabrous throughout or with scattered, marginal hairs near base.

Phenology: Flowering summer–fall.
Habitat: Rich woods, prairies
Elevation: 0-400 m


Gossypianthus lanuginosus var. tenuiflorus has been reported also from Louisiana, but I have seen no supporting specimens.

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Lower Taxa