Pityopus californicus

(Eastwood) H. F. Copeland
Madroño 3: 155. 1935 (as californica) ,.
Common names: Pine foot
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Monotropa californica Eastwood Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29: 75, plate 7. 1902
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 395.

Inflorescences 1–4 cm; bracts cream, 1–2 × 0.5–2 cm. Flowers: lateral sepals 1–1.8 × 0.5 cm, others 0.8–1.2 × 0.3–0.5 cm; petals oblong, 1–1.5 × 0.4–0.7 cm, base slightly saccate, apex rounded; stamens 0.6–1.1 cm; anthers horizontal at anthesis, 1–1.5 mm diam.; ovary 3–5 × 2.5–5 mm, glabrous; style 3–5 × 2–3 mm; stigma 5+ mm diam., apex depressed. Berries 5–8(–10) diam. Seeds ca. 0.2–0.4 mm diam.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Moist, coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests
Elevation: 30-1800 m

Discussion

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... more about "Pityopus californicus"
Gary D. Wallace +
(Eastwood) H. F. Copeland +
Monotropa californica +
Pine foot +
Calif. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
30-1800 m +
Moist, coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Pityopus californicus +
Pityopus +
species +