Holozonia Greene

Last Addition: July 26, 2000.  Each "thumbnail" image below is linked to a larger photograph.

Holozonia is a monotypic rhizomatous perennial genus occurring from Shasta County  to Mariposa County and from Napa County to Monterey County.  Plants 3-15 dm tall.  Heads radiate; phyllaries long-white-hairy, each enfolding a ray ovary; chaff scales in a single connate series between the ray and disk flowers; ray florets 6-10, pistillate, corollas white, purplish below; disk florets 9-28, functionally staminate, the corollas white, hairy, the anthers purple, the pappus of 0-5 caducous bristles; cypselae (ray) obcompressed, epappose.  The chromosome number is n = 14.

H. filipes

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