Cassiope mertensiana subsp. ciliolata

Piper
Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 50: 196. 1907,.
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 448.

Stems glabrous when young. Leaf blade margins eglandular-hairy, especially on young leaves, hairs scattered, branched.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Alpine fellfields, subalpine forests, sometimes red fir forests
Elevation: 1500-2600 m

Discussion

Subspecies ciliolata is endemic to the mountain ranges of northwestern California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.