Chondrilla juncea L.


This taxon is accepted by Compositae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

"Branching, rush-like, taprooted perennial with runcinate- pinnatifid, often deciduous basal lvs 5–13 × 1.5–3.5 cm and reduced linear cauline lvs 2–10 cm × 1–8 mm, the stem 3–15 dm, strongly spreading-hispid near the base, the invols white-tomentose, the herbage otherwise glabrous; heads scattered along the branches, commonly with 9–12 fls; invol 9–12 mm, with ca 8 principal bracts; body of the achene 3 mm, muricate above and bearing a circle of scales at the base of the long, slender beak; 2n=15, 30. Roadsides, fields, and waste places; native of Eurasia, intr. in our range from N.Y. to Va., W.Va. and Mich. July–Sept."

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    Morphology

    Stems with retrorse, coarse, bristly hairs on basal 10-15 cm, distally glabrous. Leaves: basal withered before flowering, blades 5-13 x 1.5-3.0 cm. Involucres 9-12 mm. Phyllaries tomentose. Cypselae: bodies 3-4 mm, beaks 5-6 mm, ribs with antrorse tubercles distally; pappi 5-6 mm.

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    Habitat

    Roadsides, rangelands, grain fields, waste places and other disturbed ground; 0-600 m.

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    Distribution

    Introduced; B.C., Ont.; Calif., Del., D.C., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Md., Mich., Mont., N.J., Oreg., Pa., Va., Wash., W.Va.; Eurasia; Africa; Australia. Chondrilla juncea is native to the Mediterranean region of Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor.

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    • 2
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      Bibliography

    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Gottlieb, LD. 2006. 38. Chondrilla. Fl. N. Amer. 19(1): 252 - 253. New York Botanic Garden, New York.

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