Abronia alpina

Brandegee

Bot. Gaz.27: 456. 1899

Found in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 69. Mentioned on page 62.
Plants perennial. Stems prostrate, well branched, forming small mats, elongate, viscid-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 1–2 cm; blade orbiculate-oval, 0.4–1 × 0.3–0.5 cm, margins entire, plane, surfaces glandular-pubescent. Inflorescences: peduncle shorter than subtending petiole; bracts lanceolate to ovate, 2–3 × 1–2 mm, papery, glandular-pubescent; flowers 1–5. Perianth: tube whitish, 10–18 mm, limb white to lavender-pink, 6–8 mm diam. Fruits narrowly obovate in profile, 3–4 × 2–3 mm, thin, coriaceous, apex broadly conic; wings absent or 5-angled.

Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Sandy soils, alpine meadows
Elevation: 2600-3000 m

Distribution

Calif.

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

References

None.

Facts about "Abronia alpina"
AuthorLeo A. Galloway +
Elevation2600-3000 m +
HabitatSandy soils, alpine meadows +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAbronia alpina +
Taxon parentAbronia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 4 +