Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989.
Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species
. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI).
(Linnaeus) L'Héritier, Sert. Angl. 27. 1789.
White doll's-daisy , asterlike boltonia
Linnaeus, Mant. Pl., 116. 1767
30—200 mm; stoloniferous. Stems erect.
linear or lanceolate to oblanceolate; cauline 20—220 × 2—30 mm, bases not decurrent
usually in corymbiform, sometimes paniculiform arrays, branches spreading to ascending, most bracts leaflike, 15—120 × 2—18 mm.
5—220 mm; bracts 0—15, linear to subulate or ovate to oblanceolate, 2—12(—62) mm.
3—5 × 4—14 mm.
in 3—5 series, subulate, linear, lanceolate, or spatulate, subequal, 0—6 merging down peduncles; outer 1.5—3.8 × 0.4—1.6 mm; inner 2.1—4 × 0.3—1.5.
20—60; corollas white to lilac, laminae 5—13 mm, tubes 0.5—1.7 mm.
65—170; corollas 1.5—2.6 mm.
obovoid, 1—3 × 0.8—2 mm, wings 0.1—0.5 mm wide;
awns 0.4—2 mm (lengths ±
/ 3 cypselae).
Varieties 3 (3 in the flora): North America.
is restricted to the coastal plain province. Varieties
occur in the central lowland province and in the highland provinces between it and the coastal plain; var.
is also disjunct in Idaho and Oregon.
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