Page author: David Giblin
Jaumea carnosa
fleshy jaumea, marsh jaumea
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Coastal, southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to southern California.

Habitat: Tidal flats and marshes.

Flowers: July - September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Succulent, lax, rhizomatous perennial, up to about 3 dm. tall

Leaves:

Leaves linear-oblanceolate or linear-oblong, opposite, 2-6 cm. long and 2-6 mm. wide, fleshy.

Flowers:

Heads solitary, the disk 7-12 mm. wide; involucre 8-12 mm. high, of few, broad bracts, imbricate, the bracts often becoming pinkish upwards; rays narrow and inconspicuous, 3-5 mm. long, yellow, deciduous; receptacle conic, naked; pappus none.

Fruits:

Achene with a gristly apical ring to which the broad, hardened base of the disk corolla is attached.

Accepted Name:
Jaumea carnosa (Less.) A. Gray
Publication: U.S. Expl. Exped. 17: 360. 1874. 1874.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Coinogyne carnosa Less.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Jaumea carnosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Jaumea carnosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Jaumea carnosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Jaumea carnosa photos.

USDA Plants: Jaumea carnosa information.

13 photographs:
Group by