Blepharipappus

Taxobox
name = "Blepharipappus"
status =
regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Asterales
familia = Asteraceae
tribus = Heliantheae
genus = "Blepharipappus"
species = "B. scaber"
binomial = "Blepharipappus scaber"
binomial_authority = Hook.
synonyms =

"Blepharipappus" is a monotypic plant genus in the daisy family containing the single species "Blepharipappus scaber", which is known by the common name rough eyelash, or rough eyelashweed. This is an unassuming small annual plant native to the northwestern United States. It raises slender, fuzzy stems, atop which bloom a daisylike flower head. Its ray florets are white with purple markings and the center of the flower is packed with white disc florets with purple anthers. The fruit is a dark achene which often bears a pappus of a few stiff, light colored bristles. The rough eyelash grows in forests at some elevation.

External links

* [http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_JM_treatment.pl?609,825,826 Jepson Manual Treatment]
* [http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BLSC USDA Plants Profile]
* [http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=photos_index&where-taxon=Blepharipappus+scaber Photo gallery]


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