Harrimanella stelleriana

(Pallas) Coville

Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. 3: 574. 1901 ,.

Common names: Alaska moss heather
Illustrated
Basionyms: Andromeda stelleriana Pallas Fl. Ross. 1(2): 58. 1789
Synonyms: Cassiope stelleriana (Pallas) de Candolle
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 495.

Stems forming dense, soft mats; branches lax, tips ascending. Leaves divergent, not imbricate; blade linear-oblong, 3–5 × 1–2 mm, apex obtuse to broadly acute. Pedicels to 1 cm, barely exceeding leaves at anthesis. Flowers erect to horizontal; sepals oblong-ovate, ca. 3 mm; corolla white or tinged with pink, ca. 6 × 5 mm, lobes distinct for ca. 1/2+ their lengths, tips not recurved; stamens to 3 mm. Capsules 4–5 mm diam.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Alpine meadows, rocky slopes, subalpine or alpine
Elevation: 0-1900 m

Distribution

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B.C., Yukon, Alaska, Wash., Asia

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"/2" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Harrimanella stelleriana"
Gary D. Wallace +
(Pallas) Coville +
not flaky +
Andromeda stelleriana +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
linear-oblong +
coriaceous +
1mm;2mm +
ascending;spreading;ascending;spreading;prostrate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
globose +  and ovoid +
Alaska moss heather +
tinged with pink +  and white +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (?) +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
B.C. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Wash. +  and Asia +
0-1900 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
erect +  and horizontal +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
loculicidal +
Alpine meadows, rocky slopes, subalpine or alpine +
multicellular +
not imbricate +  and divergent +
persistent +
distinct +
erose +  and entire +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
globose +  and ovoid +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
erect +  and nodding +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
small +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
4-5-carpellate +
Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. +
distinct +
ellipsoid +
connate +  and distinct +
oblong-ovate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
Illustrated +
not exserted +
decumbent to prostrate +  and erect +
straight +
conic +  and ovoid +
Cassiope stelleriana +
Harrimanella stelleriana +
Harrimanella +
species +
not recurved +  and ascending +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +