Achlys californica

Fukuda & H. G. Baker

Taxon 19: 341. 1970. 1970

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Plants, 3-5 dm. Leaves: petiole 1-3 cm. Central leaflet blade ca. 7-16 × 8-17 cm, proximal margins entire, distal margins (3-) 6-9 (-12) -lobed. Inflorescences 2.8-5.8 cm excluding peduncle. Flowers: stamens 3.8-6 mm; ovaries 1.5-2 mm. Follicles brown, 3.5-5 mm. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jul).
Habitat: Coastal and mountainous regions, Sequoia sempervirens and Pseudotsuga menziesii forests
Elevation: 0-1200 m

Distribution

B.C., Calif., Oreg., Wash.

Discussion

Triploid plants have been reported from one locality in central Washington and from a site in northwestern California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"less" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Achlys californica"
R. David Whetstone +, T.A. Atkinson +  and Daniel D. Spaulding +
Fukuda & H. G. Baker +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
(3-)6-9(-12)-lobed +
B.C. +, Calif. +, Oreg. +  and Wash. +
0-1200 m +
small +  and large +
white;cream +
inconspicuous +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (?) +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
brown +  and purplish red +
Coastal and mountainous regions, Sequoia sempervirens and Pseudotsuga menziesii forests +
axillary +  and terminal +
2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br /> (5.8 cm58 mm <br />0.058 m <br />) +
3-foliolate +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (16 cm160 mm <br />0.16 m <br />) +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (?) +  and 17 cm170 mm <br />0.17 m <br /> (?) +
entire;coarsely sinuate +
1-carpellate +
basal +  and superior +
ellipsoid +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
3-merous +  and 2-merous +
distinct +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jul). +
extensive +
distinct +
scapose-pedunculate +
elongating +
palmate +  and pinnate +
persistent +
Achlys californica +
species +
deciduous +  and perennial +