Hymenoxys ambigens var. neomexicana

W. L. Wagner

Brittonia 51: 85, figs. 1, 2G–L. 1999.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 439. Mentioned on page 438.

Plants 30–40+ cm. Heads 35–100+. Phyllaries: outer 5, basally connate 2/3–3/4 their lengths, 4–4.5 mm, apices obtuse to acuminate to acute; inner 5, 2.5–3 mm, apices rounded to obtuse to weakly acute or mucronate. Ray florets 4–5; corollas 3.4–4.2 × 1.7–2.2 mm. Disc florets 8–15. Cypselae 1.7–2.3 mm, hairs moderately wavy; pappi usually of 2–4 scales 1.2–2 mm, sometimes 0 on disc florets.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Open woodlands
Elevation: 1600–1900 m


Of conservation concern.

Variety neomexicana is known from the Animas and Peloncillo mountains.

Selected References


Lower Taxa