Pityopsis falcata

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Pityopsis falcata


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: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Subtribus: Chrysopsidinae
Genus: Pityopsis
Species: Pityopsis falcata


Pityopsis falcata (Pursh) Nutt., 1840


  • Heterotypic
    • Chrysopsis falcata Elliott in Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 2: 336 (1823)
    • Diplogon falcatum (Pursh) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 334 (1891)
    • Heterotheca falcata (Pursh) V.L.Harms in Castanea 34: 408 (1969)
    • Inula falcata Pursh in Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 532 (1813)
    • Inula mariana var. falcata Nutt. in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 151 (1818)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern U.S.A.
      • USA (Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Isl)

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


  • 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: sickleleaf silkgrass
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