Crepis acuminata

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Crepis acuminata


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Tribus: Cichorieae
Subtribus: Crepidinae
Genus: Crepis
Species: Crepis acuminata


Crepis acuminata Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n.s., 7: 437 (1841).


  • Homotypic
    • Hieraciodes acuminata (Nutt.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 345 (1891).
    • Psilochenia acuminata (Nutt.) W.A.Weber, Phytologia 53: 188 (1983).
  • Heterotypic
    • Berinia acuminata Sch.Bip., Jahresber. Pollichia 22-24: 315 (1866).
    • Crepis acuminata subsp. pluriflora Babc. & Stebbins, Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 504: 178 (1938).
    • Crepis acuminata subsp. typica Babc. & Stebbins, Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 504: 170 (1938), not validly publ.
    • Crepis angustata Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 135 (1905).
    • Crepis seselifolia Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 38: 14 (1911).
    • Psilochenia acuminata subsp. pluriflora (Babc. & Stebbins) W.A.Weber, Phytologia 53: 188 (1983).


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming.
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Iowa, Nebraska.
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah.
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: tapertip hawksbeard, longleaf hawk's-beard
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