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5c. Ixeris chinensis subsp. versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Kitamura, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 49: 283. 1935.

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Ixeris chinensis subsp. versicolor

Credit: Harvard University Herbaria

Lagoseris versicolor Fischer ex Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 2: 289. 1822; Barkhausia versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Sprengel; Chondrilla versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Schultz Bipontinus; Crepis graminifolia Ledebour; C. vaniotii H. Léveillé; Ixeridium biparum C. Shih; I. chinense subsp. graminifolium (Ledebour) Tzvelev; I. chinense subsp. versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Tzvelev; I. gramineum (Fischer) Tzvelev; I. graminifolium (Ledebour) Tzvelev; Ixeris chinensis subsp. graminifolia (Ledebour) Kitagawa; I. chinensis var. graminifolia (Ledebour) H. C. Fu; I. chinensis subsp. hallaisanensis (H. Léveillé) Kitagawa; I. chinensis var. intermedia Kitagawa; I. graminea (Fischer) Nakai; I. graminifolia (Ledebour) Kitagawa; I. lanceolata C. C. Chang (1932), not (Houttuyn) Stebbins (1937); I. scaposa Freyn; I. versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Candolle; Lactuca fischeriana Candolle; L. hallaisanensis H. Léveillé; L. rubrolutea Vaniot; L. versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Schultz Bipontinus; Paraixeris graminea (Fischer) H. S. Pak; Prenanthes graminea Fischer; P. versicolor (Fischer ex Link) Bunge.

Herbs usually 10-20 cm tall. Stems several, ascending-erect. Rosette leaves to 17 cm. Stem leaves usually (0 or)1 or 2. Capitula with 15-25 florets. Involucre 8-9 mm. Floret color variable within a population, white, purplish, pale yellow, or rarely also bright yellow. Achene 4-6 mm. Fl. and fr. Mar-Sep.

Grasslands on mountain slopes, forests, forest margins, along rivers, ravines, wastelands, sandy soil areas; 100-4000 m. ?Anhui, ?Fujian, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, ?Jiangxi, Jilin, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan, ?Zhejiang [Korea, Mongolia, E Russia].

See note under the previous subspecies.


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