Pterospora andromedea

Nuttall
Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 269. 1818 ,.
Common names: Pinedrops ptérospore andromeda
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 389.

Inflorescences 1.5–17 dm, glandular-hirsute; bracts 2–3.5 × 0.5–1 cm, scarious at maturity. Flowers: sepals 4–6 × 2–3 mm; corolla 6–9 mm, base not saccate, lobes reflexed, rounded to blunt; stamens 3–5 mm; anthers horizontal at anthesis, ca. 1 mm diam., awns to 1.5 mm; ovary 3–4 × 4–6 mm, glabrous; style 1–3 × 1 mm; stigma yellowish, ca. 1.5 mm diam. Capsules persistent, thin-segmented, remaining connate at apex, 5–10 × 7–14 mm. Seeds 0.2–0.5 mm including wing. 2n = 16, 48.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Moist to dry, often deep humus of mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests (sometimes on calcareous substrates)
Elevation: 60-3700 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., N.B., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask., Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mich., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.H., N.Mex., N.Y., Oreg., S.Dak., Tex., Utah, Vt., Wash., Wyo., Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo León).

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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Gary D. Wallace +
Nuttall +
Pinedrops +  and ptérospore andromeda +
Alta. +, B.C. +, N.B. +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mich. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, Nev. +, N.H. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, Oreg. +, S.Dak. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Wash. +, Wyo. +, Mexico (Chihuahua +, Durango +  and Nuevo León). +
60-3700 m +
Moist to dry, often deep humus of mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests (sometimes on calcareous substrates) +
Flowering summer. +
Gen. N. Amer. Pl. +
Illustrated +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Pterospora andromedea +
Pterospora +
species +