Prenanthes alata

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Prenanthes alata is recognized by its relatively small size, elongate and winged

       petioles, triangular-hastate leaf blades, heads in broad corymbiform arrays, and dark green,
       finely tomentulose phyllaries.
Facts about "Prenanthes alata"
apex external texturetomentulose +
apex shapeacute + and acuminate +
array architecturecorymbiform +
array widthbroad +
base shapetruncate + and hastate +
base sizeconstricted +
blade external texture or internal texturecoriaceous +
blade shapetriangular + and elliptic +
blade widththin +
bractlet colorationgreen +
bractlet shapelanceolate + and subulate +
branch shapeelongate +
calyculus external textureglabrous + and tomentulose +
chromosome count16 +
corolla colorationwhite + and purplish +
cypsela architecture or shape7-10-ribbed +
cypsela colorationbrown + and tan +
cypsela shapesubcylindric +
face architecturesessile +
face external textureglabrate +
face positiondistal +
face shapeovate + and lanceolate +
face sizereduced +
flowering timejunjul +, aug + and sep +
habitatstream banks +, mountain springs +, seeps +, cliffs near shore + and moist shady places +
habitat inclinesloped +
habitat moisturewet +
involucre shapecampanulate +
leaf countpresent +
leaf other or positionproximal +
margin external texturescarious +
margin shapedentate + and serrate +
pappus colorationyellow + and dull +
petiole architecturewinged +
phyllary colorationgreen +
phyllary count8 +
phyllary shapelanceolate +
stem architecturesimple +
stem colorationgreen + and purple +
stem count1 +
stem external textureglabrous +, glabrate + and tomentulose +
stem orientationerect + and ascending +
taproot architecturetuberous +
taproot sizeslender +
taproot widththickened +
whole organism life styleplant +