Elmera racemosa

(S. Watson) Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al.
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 22: 97. 1905,.
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Heuchera racemosa S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 365. 1885
Synonyms: Elmera racemosa var. puberulenta C. L. Hitchcock
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 106.

Leaves: stipules brownish, 2–5 mm, membranous; petiole 2–10 cm; blade 1–3 cm. Inflorescences not secund, 10–35 cm; bracts stipitate-glandular. Flowers: hypanthium campanulate, 5–9 mm, densely short to medium stipitate-glandular; sepals triangular to oblong, 1–4 mm, apex acute; petals narrowly lanceolate to linear, usually 4–7-lobed, rarely ± unlobed, 3–5 mm; stamens included; styles included, 1–2.5 mm. Capsules brown, widely ovoid. Seeds 125–150. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Rocky ledges, cliffs, alpine open slopes, talus slopes
Elevation: 1500-2800 m

Discussion

Elmera racemosa is found at and above timberline in the Cascades of southwestern British Columbia, in the Okanogan and Cascade ranges, on the Olympic Peninsula, Mount Rainier, and Mount Adams in Washington, and in the Oregon Cascades south to northern Klamath County and adjacent Douglas County. It is occasionally cultivated.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Elmera racemosa"
Elizabeth Fortson Wells +  and Patrick E. Elvander† +
(S. Watson) Rydberg in N. L. Britton et al. +
Heuchera racemosa +
B.C. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
1500-2800 m +
Rocky ledges, cliffs, alpine open slopes, talus slopes +
Flowering Jul–Aug. +
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Elmera racemosa var. puberulenta +
Elmera racemosa +
species +