Clintonia uniflora

(Menzies ex Schultes) Kunth

Enum. Pl. 5: 159. 1850

Common names: Queen’s-cup bride’s- bonnet
Basionyms: Smilacina borealis var. uniflora Menzies ex Schultes in J. J. Roemer et al., Syst. Veg. 7(1): 307. 1829
Synonyms: Smilacina uniflora (Menzies ex Schultes) Hooker
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 152. Mentioned on page 149.

Plants 1.5–2.5 dm; rhizomes elongate. Cauline leaves 2–3; blade pale green adaxially, oblanceolate to obovate, 8–20 × 2.5–6.5 cm. Inflorescences 1(–2)-flowered, erect; bract 1, narrowly linear. Flowers: tepals creamy white, broadly obovate to oblanceolate, 18–25 × 5–7 mm; filaments 11–18 mm; anthers oblong-linear, 3.5–5.5 mm. Berries deep lustrous blue, subglobose to pyriform, 10–18-seeded, 6–12 mm. Seeds 3–4 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering late May–Jul.
Habitat: Montane coniferous forests
Elevation: 0–2600 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Alaska, Calif., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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... more about "Clintonia uniflora"
Frederick H. Utech +
(Menzies ex Schultes) Kunth +
Smilacina borealis var. uniflora +
Queen’s-cup +  and bride’s- bonnet +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
0–2600 m +
Montane coniferous forests +
Flowering late May–Jul. +
Smilacina uniflora +
Clintonia uniflora +
Clintonia +
species +