Garrya veatchii

Kellogg

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 5: 40. 1873.

Common names: Canyon silktassel
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 552. Mentioned on page 550.

Shrubs or small trees 0.8–3.5 m, branchlets white-tomentose, glabrescent. Leaves: blade green, flat to concave-convex, lanceolate to ovate, ovate-elliptic, or obovate-elliptic, 2.5–7 (–9) × 0.8–3 (–5) cm, length 1.3–3.9 times width, margins flat to slightly revolute, sometimes slightly undulate, smooth, apex acuminate, abaxial surface densely, closely tomentose, hairs curled or crisped, interwoven, adaxial surface glossy, glabrous. Aments: staminate 3–7 cm; pistillate compact, internodes to 1 mm, unbranched, pendulous, 2.5–6 cm; pistillate bracts connate proximally into deep cup, at least at proximal nodes each subtending 3 flowers, deltate, differing in size and shape from leaves, floccose. Berries 7–8 mm diam., tomentose, glabrescent, not glaucous.


Phenology: Flowering Feb–Apr.
Habitat: Rocky slopes, gravelly alluvium, sandy soils, dry stream beds, chaparral.
Elevation: 200–2300 m.

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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pistillate +  and staminate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
Guy L. Nesom +
Kellogg +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
not glaucous +, glabrescent +  and tomentose +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
pinnate +, dentate +, serrate +  and entire +
flat;concave-convex lanceolate +
0.8cm;3cm +
floccose +  and deltate +
glabrescent +  and white-tomentose +
Canyon silktassel +
Calif. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
200–2300 m. +
pistillate +  and staminate +
subglobose;ovoid +
Rocky slopes, gravelly alluvium, sandy soils, dry stream beds, chaparral. +
crisped +  and curled +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
undulate;flat;slightly revolute +
intrastaminal +
pistillate +  and staminate +
distinct +
Flowering Feb–Apr. +
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. +
connate +  and distinct +
rudimentary +
2 +  and 4 +
linear;lanceolate-oblong +
Illustrated +
free +  and distinct +
decurrent +
distinct +
recurved +  and erect +
linear-lanceolate +
Garrya veatchii +
species +
tree +  and shrub +