Garrya fremontii

Torrey in War Department [U.S.]

Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 136. 1857. 1857

Common names: Bearbrush
Endemic
Synonyms: Garrya fremontii var. laxa Eastwood G. rigida Eastwood
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 553. Mentioned on page 549, 550.

Shrubs 1–3(–5) m, branchlets strigose-sericeous, glabrate. Leaves: blade green abaxially, bright green adaxially, generally flat, ovate-elliptic to broadly lanceolate, obovate-elliptic, oblong, or suborbiculate, 2.5–12 × 1.1–7 cm, length 1.3–2.4 times width, margins flat to narrowly revolute, not undulate, smooth, apex rounded to obtuse, abaxial surface glabrous or sparsely strigose, hairs antrorsely appressed, adaxial surface glossy, glabrous; strongly reticulate-veined adaxially. Aments: staminate 7–20 cm; pistillate compact, internodes to 1 mm, unbranched, pendulous, 4–6 cm; pistillate bracts connate proximally into deep cup, at least at proximal nodes each subtending 3 flowers, triangular with acuminate-recurved apices, differing in size and shape from leaves, densely pilose to glabrate, ciliate. Berries 5–6 mm diam., glabrous or glabrate, not glaucous.


Phenology: Flowering Jan–Apr(–May).
Habitat: Rocky slopes, volcanic slopes, serpentine, chaparral, oak-pine, yellow pine, and mixed conifer-Arbutus woodlands.
Elevation: 100–2000(–2800) m.

Distribution

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Calif., Nev., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Garrya fremontii"
Guy L. Nesom +
Torrey in War Department [U.S.] +
Bearbrush +
Calif. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
100–2000(–2800) m. +
Rocky slopes, volcanic slopes, serpentine, chaparral, oak-pine, yellow pine, and mixed conifer-Arbutus woodlands. +
Flowering Jan–Apr(–May). +
Pacif. Railr. Rep. +
Garrya fremontii var. laxa +  and G. rigida +
Garrya fremontii +
species +