Eriogonum longifolium Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Eriogonum longifolium Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Coarse, taprooted perennial mostly 1–2 m; stem woolly-villous, freely branched above; lvs ± numerous, alternate, white-tomentose beneath, glabrous above, lanceolate or lance- elliptic, broadly sessile or with an expanded, chartaceous, short-petiolar base, the larger ones mostly 10–15 × 1.5–3 cm; invols numerous, 3–4 mm, closely woolly-villous, shortly lobed; perianth closely woolly- villous outside, tapering to a shortly stipitate base; tep all alike, yellowish inside; filaments glabrous. Ours in cedar-glades; mainly Ozarkian, from Mo. and Kans. to La. and Tex., but irregularly e. to Ky., Tenn., Ala., and Fla. June–Oct. Our plants, as here described, belong to var. harperi (Goodman) Reveal, local in Ky. (Christian Co.), Tenn., and Ala. (E. harperi)