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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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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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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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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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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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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of North America Vol. 21: 325, 332, 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of North America @ eFloras.org
editor
Flora of North America Editorial Committee
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eFloras.org
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eFloras