Sarcodes sanguinea

Torrey
Proc. Amer. Assoc. Advancem. Sci. 4: 193. 1851 ,.
Common names: Snow plant
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 391.

Inflorescences 1.5–5 dm, glandular-hairy; bracts red, 1–8 × 5–15 mm. Flowers: sepals 8–15 × 4–6 mm; corolla 12–18 mm, base saccate, lobes reflexed, rounded to blunt; stamens 8–12 mm; anthers inverted at anthesis, 3–4 mm; ovary 5–7 × 6–9 mm, glabrous; style 5–8 × 1–2 mm; stigma reddish, 2–3 mm diam. Capsules persistent to disintegrating, 10–25 mm diam., walls brittle, segments not separating. Seeds 0.5–1 mm diam. 2n = 64.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests
Elevation: 1100-3000 m

Distribution

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Calif., Nev., Oreg., Mexico (Baja California).

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Sarcodes sanguinea"
Gary D. Wallace +
Torrey +
Snow plant +
Calif. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +  and Mexico (Baja California). +
1100-3000 m +
Coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
Proc. Amer. Assoc. Advancem. Sci. +
Illustrated +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Sarcodes sanguinea +
Sarcodes +
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