Moehringia macrophylla

(Hooker) Fenzl

Vers. Darstell. Alsin., 18, 38. 1833.

Common names: Bigleaf sandwort moehringie ou sabline à grandes feuilles
Basionym: Arenaria macrophylla Hooker Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 102, plate 37. 1831
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 71.

Plants perennial. Rhizomes forming extensive network. Stems ascending to erect, simple or branched, ± angled or grooved, 2–18 cm, hairs minute, spreading, peglike. Leaves sessile or subsessile; petiole 0.1–1 mm; blade 1–3-veined, lanceolate to elliptic, (8–) 15–50 (–70) × 2–9 mm, margins smooth to minutely granular, often ciliate in proximal 1/2, apex acute. Inflorescences 1–5-flowered; bracts 1–4 mm, margins broadly scarious. Pedicels ascending to erect, sometimes divergent in fruit, 2–15 mm. Flowers: sepals 5, midrib ± keeled, ovate, herbaceous portion lanceolate, (2.8–) 3–6 mm, apex acute to acuminate; petals 5, 2–6 mm, 3/4–11/2 times as long as sepals. Capsules ovoid, 5 mm, ± equaling sepals. Seeds ovoid, 1.5–2.2 mm, tuberculate; tubercles minute, low, rounded. 2n = 48.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Moist, shaded slopes, rocky ridges, ultramafic outcrops and summits, shores
Elevation: 200-3400 m.

Distribution

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B.C., Man., Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.), N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Calif., Colo., Conn., Idaho, Mass., Mich., Mont., N.Mex., Oreg., Utah, Vt., Wash., Wis., Asia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"/4-11/2timesaslongassepals" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Moehringia macrophylla"
Richard K. Rabeler +  and Ronald L. Hartman +
(Hooker) Fenzl +
Arenaria macrophylla +
Laciniate (?) +, Emarginate (?) +, Jagged (?) +, 2-fid (?) +  and Entire (?) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
2mm;9mm +
smaller +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
Bigleaf sandwort +  and moehringie ou sabline à grandes feuilles +
dish--shaped +
expanded +
B.C. +, Man. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Idaho +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Mont. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Wash. +, Wis. +  and Asia +
200-3400 m. +
straight +  and curved +
central +  and peripheral +
inconspicuous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
stalked +  and simple +
Moist, shaded slopes, rocky ridges, ultramafic outcrops and summits, shores +
minute +
disc--shaped +  and dish +
axillary +  and terminal +
subsessile +  and sessile +
not connate +
smooth;minutely granular +
ovate +  and keeled +
3 times width of filament +
swollen +
3 +  and 5 +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
ascending;erect +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
fugacious +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.01 cm0.1 mm <br />1.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
0.28 cm2.8 mm <br />0.0028 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Vers. Darstell. Alsin., +
extensive +
tuberculate +
persistent +
distinct +
ovate;obovate +
0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
8 (?) +  and 10 (?) +
grooved +, branched +  and simple +
ascending;erect +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
[30 +  and 3 +
papillate +
distinct +
filiform +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
Moehringia macrophylla +
Moehringia +
species +
divided +
10 +  and 8 +
rhizomatous +  and taprooted +
pubescence of simple hairs or stalked glands +  and glabrous +