Lappula occidentalis

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Lappula occidentalis
Lappula occidentalis


Taxonavigation: Boraginales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Boraginales

Familia: Boraginaceae
Subfamilia: Boraginoideae
Tribus: Eritrichieae
Genus: Lappula
Species: Lappula occidentalis
Varieties: L. o. var. cupulata – L. o. var. occidentalis


Lappula occidentalis (S.Watson) Greene, 1899


  • Echinospermum brachycentrum var. brachystylum A.Gray
  • Echinospermum desertorum (Greene) K.Schum.
  • Echinospermum occidentale (S.Watson) K.Schum.
  • Echinospermum patagonicum Speg.
  • Echinospermum redowskii var. occidentale S.Watson
  • Lappula brachystyla (A.Gray) J.F.Macbr.
  • Lappula desertorum Greene
  • Lappula echinata var. occidentalis (Greene) B.Boivin
  • Lappula leucotricha Rydb.
  • Lappula patagonica (Speg.) Macloskie
  • Lappula redowskii f. brachystyla (A.Gray) Scoggan
  • Lappula redowskii var. desertorum (Greene) I.M.Johnst.
  • Lappula redowskii subsp. occidentalis (S.Watson) Á.Löve & D.Löve
  • Lappula redowskii var. occidentalis (S.Watson) Rydb.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Chile South
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, New Mexico
    • Introduced into:
      • Colorado, Illinois, New York

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: flatspine stickseed, flat-spine sheepburr, western sticktight
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