Wyethia longicaulis

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 19: 4. 1883.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 103. Mentioned on page 101.
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Plants 20–40(–60) cm. Basal leaves: blades narrowly oblong-lanceolate to lance-linear, 15–25(–40) cm, margins entire or denticulate, faces glabrous (usually gland-dotted and ± vernicose, the varnish, in age, becoming whitish and opaque); cauline leaves similar, smaller distally. Heads 2–4+ in racemiform to corymbiform arrays or borne singly. Involucres broadly hemispheric or campanulate, 10–20(–30) mm diam. Phyllaries 14–18+, unequal to subequal, herbaceous, margins not ciliate, faces glabrous (gland-dotted); outer 18–25+ mm (equaling or surpassing discs). Ray florets 5–8+; laminae 18–30 mm. Cypselae 6–8 mm, glabrous.

Phenology: Flowering late May–early Jul.
Habitat: Grassy slopes, openings in forests
Elevation: 700–1500 m


Wyethia longicaulis is known only from the Coast Ranges of northern California.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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William A. Weber +
A. Gray +
700–1500 m +
Grassy slopes, openings in forests +
Flowering late May–early Jul. +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Enceliinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Engelmanniinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Spilanthinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Verbesininae +  and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Zinniinae +
Wyethia longicaulis +
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