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Bigelow's Bristlehead

Carphochaete bigelovii A. Gray

Description

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Stems usually stiff, erect. Leaves often fascicled on older growth; blades 5–35 mm. Heads terminal (± pedunculate) or in leaf axils (sessile). Involucres 12–20 mm. Phyllaries: gland-dotted, sometimes puberulent as well, margins narrowly hyaline, apices acute. Corollas 15–20 mm, throats usually purplish, lobes creamy white. Cypselae yellow-green to golden brown, 11–14 mm; pappus scales mostly brownish to purplish with colorless, hyaline margins, aristae of the longer 1–3+ mm, scabrous. 2n = 22.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of North America Vol. 21: 486, 487 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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