Pyrrocoma lanceolata var. subviscosa

(Greene) Mayes ex G. K. Brown & D. J. Keil

Phytologia 73: 58. 1992.

Basionym: Pyrrocoma subviscosa Greene Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 47: 549. 1896
Synonyms: Haplopappus subviscosus (Greene) S. F. Blake
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 420. Mentioned on page 419.

Plants 20–40 cm. Stems erect, ascending or decumbent, tomentulose, densely stipitate-glandular, especially peduncles. Leaves: basal blades 80–200 × 8–30 mm, faces tomentulose to glabrate, stipitate-glandular. Heads (1–)3–7 in paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 2–5 cm. Involucres 7–9 × 10–15 mm. 2n = 12.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Dry slopes, grassy alkaline meadows
Elevation: 1500–2000 m


Variety subviscosa geographically overlaps with var. lanceolata; it occurs at somewhat higher elevations. It is distinguished mostly by its stipitate glands.

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Lower Taxa