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1d. Acanthoscyphus parishii (Parry) Small var. abramsii (E. A. McGregor) Reveal, Harvard Pap. Bot. 9: 144. 2004.

Abrams's flowery puncturebract

Oxytheca abramsii E. A. McGregor, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 605, figs. 1, 2. 1909; Eriogonum abramsii (E. A. McGregor) S. Stokes; Oxytheca parishii Parry subsp. abramsii (E. A. McGregor) Munz; O. parishii var. abramsii (E. A. McGregor) Munz

Plants erect or spreading, 1-3 dm. Stems slender, 1-3(-7) cm. Leaf blades 1-3(-5) cm. Inflorescences: bracts (2-)3, triangular, awns 0.5-1.5 mm. Peduncles 0.8-2 cm. Involucres: awns 7-16, dark red, 3-4 mm.

Flowering Jun-Aug. Sandy flats and slopes, chaparral communities, montane conifer woodlands; 1700-2000 m; Calif.

Variety abramsii is known only from the San Rafael Mountains, Topatopa Mountain, and Mount Pinos, in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.


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