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Rayless Rockdaisy

Perityle angustifolia (A. Gray) Shinners

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Perityle angustifolia occurs in crevices of Cretaceous limestone in west Texas near the Rio Grande and along the eroded, western edge of the Edwards Plateau.
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Flora of North America Vol. 21: 325, 332, 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Description

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Perennials or subshrubs, 8–35(–70) cm (stems densely leafy); glabrate or puberulent. Leaves: petioles 0–12 mm; blades usually lanceolate, linear, or oblanceolate, rarely ovate, usually 3- or 5-lobed (lobes acute or attenuate; bases cuneate), (5–)15–30 × 2–15 mm, ultimate margins entire, subentire, or laciniate. Heads borne singly or in loose, corymbiform arrays, 5.5–7(–9) × 3.5–5.5(–6) mm. Peduncles 6–50 mm. Involucres narrowly campanulate to campanulate. Phyllaries 12–15, narrowly to broadly lanceolate, 4–5 × 1–2 mm. Ray florets 0. Disc florets 20–33(–50); corollas yellow, tubes 1–1.5 mm, throats narrowly campanulate, 1–1.5 mm, lobes 0.5–1 mm. Cypselae narrowly oblanceolate to linear-oblong, 2–3 mm, margins thin-calloused, puberulent; pappi usually 0, sometimes 1–2 bristles 1.5–2 mm. 2n = 34, ca. 136.
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Flora of North America Vol. 21: 325, 332, 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Synonym

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Laphamia angustifolia A. Gray, Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3(5): 100. 1852; L. angustifolia subsp. laciniata (A. Gray) W. E. Niles
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Flora of North America Vol. 21: 325, 332, 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Comprehensive Description

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Laphamia angustifolia A. Gray, PI. Wright. 1: 100. 1852
A perennial with a thick woody caudex; stem about 1 dm. high, minutely and sparingly puberulent; leaves alternate or some opposite; blades lanceolate or oblanceolate, with a few sharp teeth or entire, 1-1.5 cm. long, glandular-pimctate, less distinctly 3-ribbed; heads corymbose; involucre 4 mm. high, 4-5 mm. broad; bracts linear-oblanceolate, slightly puberulent, ciliate towards the apex; rays wanting; disk-corollas 2.5 mm. long; tube nearly equaling the narrowly campanulate throat; achenes oblong-oblanceolate, puberulent, 2 mm. long; pappus wanting.
Type locality: "Between Texas and El Paso." Distribution: Western Texas.
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Per Axel Rydberg. 1914. (CARDUALES); CARDUACEAE; HELENIEAE. North American flora. vol 34(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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Comprehensive Description

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Laphamia laciniata (Terr.) Rydberg, sp. nov
Laphamia angustifolia ? laciniata Torr. Bot. Mex. Bound. Surv. 82. 1859.
A perennial with woody caudex; stems decumbent, diffuse, 3-5 dm. long, grayish-puberulent; leaves mostly alternate; petioles about 1 cm. long; blades spatulate or cuneate, with few lanceolate salient teeth, 1-2 cm. long, puberulent and somewhat punctate, triple-ribbed; involucre turbinate, 5 mm. high, about 6 mm. broad; bracts oblanceolate, grayish-puberulent ; raj-s wanting; disk-corollas fully 3 mm. long; tube slightly shorter than the deeply campanulate throat; achenes fully 3 mm. long, pilose; pappus wanting.
Type locality: Crevices of rocks along the Rio Grande, Texas. Distribution: Western Texas.
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Per Axel Rydberg. 1914. (CARDUALES); CARDUACEAE; HELENIEAE. North American flora. vol 34(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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