Empetrum eamesii

Fernald & Wiegand

Rhodora 15: 215. 1913,.

Endemic
Synonyms: Empetrum nigrum var. eamesii (Fernald & Wiegand) B. Boivin Empetrum rubrum var. eamesii (Fernald & Wiegand) Cronquist
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 488. Mentioned on page 486, 487.

Branches green, brown, or reddish, distally white-tomentose, eglandular. Leaves ascending, becoming divergent; blade 4–5 mm. Flowers unisexual (plants dioecious); sepals greenish pink becoming reddish purple. Drupes pink or red, translucent, 3–5 mm diam. Seeds light-brown, 1.2–1.5 mm. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Sand dunes, acidic coastal rock barrens, alpine heath
Elevation: 0-900 m

Distribution

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Nfld. and Labr., N.S., P.E.I., Que.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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... more about "Empetrum eamesii"
David F. Murray +, Virginia Mirré +  and Reidar Elven +
Fernald & Wiegand +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
acicular;plane +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
coriaceous +
reddish +, brown +  and green +
white-tomentose +
glabrous or +  and sparsely densely hairy or glandular +
nonfleshy +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, P.E.I. +  and Que. +
red +  and pink +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0-900 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
pendulous +  and erect +
indehiscent +, septifragal +, loculicidal +  and septicidal +
globose +
Sand dunes, acidic coastal rock barrens, alpine heath +
multicellular +
terminal +  and axillary +
persistent +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
distinct +  and connate +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering spring. +
4-5-carpellate +
distinct +
not tailed +  and ovoid +
1.2mm +  and 1.5mm +
greenish pink becoming reddish purple +
distinct +
procumbent +  and prostrate +
straight +
Empetrum nigrum var. eamesii +  and Empetrum rubrum var. eamesii +
Empetrum eamesii +
Empetrum +
species +
with minute spicules +  and smooth +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +