Garrya wrightii

Torrey in War Department [U.S.]

Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 136. 1857.

Common names: Wright's silktassel
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 550.

Shrubs or trees 1–3 (–4) m, branchlets sparsely strigose, glabrescent. Leaves: blade yellowish green, flat, elliptic to broadly elliptic, oblongelliptic, or elliptic-ovate, (2.5–) 3–5.5 × (1–) 1.5–3 cm, length 1.2–2.5 times width, margins flat, roughened or muriculate, apex obtuse to acute and mucronulate, abaxial surface glabrous, glabrate, or sparsely strigose, adaxial surface dull, glabrous or glabrate. Aments: staminate 1–2 cm; pistillate loose, internodes 4+ mm, sometimes branched, erect, 2–4 cm; pistillate bracts distinct or connate basally, each usually subtending 1 flower, narrowly lanceolate-ovate to linear-oblanceolate, at least proximal similar in size and shape to distal leaves, strigose. Berries 5–7 mm diam., sparsely strigose, glabrate, not glaucous.


Phenology: Flowering (Mar–)Apr–Aug.
Habitat: Cliff crevices, bluffs, canyons, among boulders, open slopes, pinyon-pine, and pine-oak woodlands, oak, oak-Nolina-Agave, and evergreen oak-mountain mahogany woodlands.
Elevation: (500–)1300–2500 m.

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua), Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Sonora)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Garrya wrightii"
strigose +, glabrate +  and glabrous +
glabrate +  and glabrous +
pistillate +  and staminate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Mucronulate (?) +, Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Guy L. Nesom +
Torrey in War Department [U.S.] +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
not glaucous +, glabrate +  and strigose +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
yellowish green +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
pinnate +, dentate +, serrate +  and entire +
elliptic-ovate;oblongelliptic;elliptic-ovate;oblongelliptic;elliptic;elliptic to broadly +
1.5cm;3cm +
connate +  and distinct +
proximal +  and subtending +
narrowly lanceolate-ovate +  and linear-oblanceolate +
glabrescent +  and strigose +
Wright's silktassel +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Chihuahua) +, Mexico (Coahuila) +  and Mexico (Sonora) +
(500–)1300–2500 m. +
pistillate +  and staminate +
subglobose;ovoid +
Cliff crevices, bluffs, canyons, among boulders, open slopes, pinyon-pine, and pine-oak woodlands, oak, oak-Nolina-Agave, and evergreen oak-mountain mahogany woodlands. +
intertwined +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
muriculate +  and roughened +
undulate;revolute;undulate;revolute;flat;entire +
intrastaminal +
pistillate +  and staminate +
distinct +
Flowering (Mar–)Apr–Aug. +
Pacif. Railr. Rep. +
connate +  and distinct +
rudimentary +
2 +  and 4 +
linear;lanceolate-oblong +
Illustrated +
free +  and distinct +
decurrent +
distinct +
recurved +  and erect +
linear-lanceolate +
Garrya wrightii +
species +
tree +  and shrub +