Paeonia brownii subsp. californica (Nutt.) J.J. Halda

in Acta Mus. Richnov. Sect. Nat.,4(2): 32 (1997):

type: [herbaceous peony] – [species] – [synonym]

accepted name (2005):

P.californica Nutt. ex Torrey & Gray

Halda 1997:

P. brownii Douglas ex Hooker subsp. californica (Nutt. ex Torrey & Gray) J.J. Halda stat. nov.

[bas: P.californica Nutt. ex Torrey & Gray , FI. N. Amer. 1:41 (1838); P.brownii Douglas ex Hooker var. californica (Nutt. ex Torrey & Gray) Lynch in Journ. Roy. Hort. Soc. 12:433 (1890)].

Differs from subsp. brownii in having leaves less divided and less lobed; leaf-segments and lobes acute at apex; petals 17-20mm long, as long as or slightly longer than the inner sepals, which are 15-19mm long. DISTRIBUTION: USA [Central and Southern California].

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