Cassiope tetragona subsp. tetragona

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 447.

Leaves 3–5 (–6) mm. Pedicels 10+ mm, extending beyond branch tips, usually 3+ times leaf length, elongating in fruit. Corollas 6–10 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and arctic tundra
Elevation: 0- 1700 m

Distribution

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Greenland, Alta., B.C., Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.), N.W.T., Nunavut, Yukon, Alaska, Eurasia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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

Gary D. Wallace +
(Linnaeus) D. Don +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Andromeda tetragona +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
triangular +
expanded +
coriaceous +
1mm;1.5mm +
3+ times leaf length +
subglobose +  and ovoid +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
white +  and yellowish +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Greenland +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Yukon +, Alaska +  and Eurasia +
0- 1700 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
not enlarged +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
loculicidal +
Rocky slopes and arctic tundra +
multicellular +
4-ranked +  and imbricate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
persistent +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
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 Jun–Aug. +
4-5-carpellate +
Edinburgh New Philos. J. +
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 />) +
mat-forming +
prostrate +  and decumbent +
decumbent +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
cylindric +
hairy +, glandular +  and glabrous +
Undefined tribe Cassiopeae +
Cassiope tetragona subsp. tetragona +
Cassiope tetragona +
subspecies +
spreading +  and recurved +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +