Lechea stricta Legg.

  • 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

    Lechea stricta Legg. ex Britton

  • Description

    Species Description - Plants canescent; stems commonly procumbent for 1–5 cm, thence abruptly erect, 1–4 dm; lvs canescent across the surface beneath, those of the basal shoots crowded but not conspicuously whorled, 3–5 mm, narrowly lanceolate, the cauline ones narrowly lanceolate to oblanceolate, to 15 mm; panicle forming a third to half the plant, with closely ascending branches, the ultimate branchlets crowded and racemiform; pedicels equaling or surpassing the cal, very hairy; sep densely hairy, the inner 3 about equaling the subglobose fr; seeds 3 or 4. Dry, sandy woods, prairies, and shores; s. Ont.; nw. Ind. to Minn. and Nebr.