Agoseris apargioides var. maritima

(E. Sheldon) Cronquist

in C. L. Hitchcock et al., Sida 21: 716. 2004.

Common names: Oregon agoseris
Basionym: Agoseris maritima E. Sheldon Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 30: 310. 1903
Synonyms: Agoseris apargioides subsp. maritima (E. Sheldon) Q. Jones
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 332. Mentioned on page 331, 333.

Leaves mostly erect; blades oblanceolate, 4–10(–13) cm × 4–20 mm, margins entire, toothed, or lobed, lobes lanceolate to oblanceolate, faces glabrous or sparsely villous. Phyllaries lanceolate to oblanceolate, margins glabrous or ciliate, faces glabrous or villous (hairs opaque, mostly whitish), mostly eglandular. Corollas ± equal to phyllaries at flowering, ligules 3–6 mm; anthers 1.5–2.5 mm. Cypselae ± monomorphic, whitish, not purplish, ribs ± ridged, straight, ± uniform. 2n = 36.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Coastal dunes, sand hills, and beach heads
Elevation: 0–50 m


Variety maritima occurs from Humboldt Bay, California, to Neah Bay, Washington.

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Lower Taxa