Cassiope mertensiana subsp. ciliolata

Piper

Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 50: 196. 1907,.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 448.

Stems glabrous when young. Leaf-blade margins eglandular-hairy, especially on young leaves, hairs scattered, branched.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Alpine fellfields, subalpine forests, sometimes red fir forests
Elevation: 1500-2600 m

Discussion

Subspecies ciliolata is endemic to the mountain ranges of northwestern California.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"/3" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
Gary D. Wallace +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Andromeda mertensiana +
ovatelanceolate +
expanded +
coriaceous +
subglobose +  and ovoid +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
1500-2600 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
not enlarged +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
loculicidal +
Alpine fellfields, subalpine forests, sometimes red fir forests +
4-ranked +  and imbricate +
persistent +
erose +  and entire +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
subglobose +  and ovoid +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
elongating +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (?) +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering Jul–Aug. +
4-5-carpellate +
Smithsonian Misc. Collect. +
distinct +
ellipsoid +  and ovoid +
distinct +
oblong-ovate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
mat-forming +
prostrate +  and decumbent +
ascending +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
cylindric +
glabrous +  and glandular-hairy or sparsely hairy +
Undefined tribe Cassiopeae +
Cassiope mertensiana subsp. ciliolata +
Cassiope mertensiana +
subspecies +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +