Allotropa virgata

Torrey & A. Gray in War Department [U.S.]

in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep.6(3): 80, 81. 1858 ,

Common names: Sugarstick
Found in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 391.
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Inflorescences 1.5–5 dm; bracts white, thin, 0.5–3 × 0.2–0.9 cm. Flowers: sepals 4–7 × 1–1.5 mm; petals elliptic to orbiculate, concave, 3–6 × 2–4 mm, base not saccate, margins irregular to lacerate; stamens inverted at anthesis, depressed-ovoid, 3–5 mm; anthers 1–1.5 mm diam.; ovary 2–4 × 3–5 mm, glabrous; style 0.5–2 × 1–1.5 mm; stigma 1.5–2.5 mm diam., apex slightly depressed. Capsules 5-segmented, 4–7 × 6–8 mm. Seeds 0.5–1.2 mm. 2n = 26.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Moist, mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests
Elevation: 70-3100 m

Distribution

B.C., Calif., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

References

None.

Facts about "Allotropa virgata"
AuthorGary D. Wallace +
Common nameSugarstick +
Elevation70-3100 m +
HabitatMoist, mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAllotropa virgata +
Taxon parentAllotropa +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 8 +