Pedicularis palustris subsp. palustris

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 527.

Plants 8–45 cm. Leaves: basal 1–4, blade linear to lanceolate, 6–20 x 2–4 mm, 1-pinnatifid, margins of adjacent lobes nonoverlapping, serrate, surfaces glabrous; cauline 0–10, blade lanceolate to triangular, 6–65 x 1–20 mm, 1-pinnatifid or 2-pinnatifid, margins of adjacent lobes nonoverlapping, serrate, surfaces glabrous or hispid to tomentose. Racemes simple or paniculate, 1–6, exceeding basal leaves, each 10–20-flowered; bracts triangular to deltate, 7–20 x 3–8 mm, 1-pinnatifid or 2-pinnatifid, margins serrate, surfaces glabrous or hispid. Pedicels 1–4 mm. Flowers: calyx 5–10 mm, glabrous or hispid to tomentose, lobes 2 (–4), round, oval, or trullate to deltate, 1–5 mm, apex dentate, glabrous; corolla 16–20 mm, tube white or light purple, 7–11 mm; galea purple, 6.5–9 mm, beakless, margins 1-toothed medially and distally, apex arching over abaxial lip and upturned; abaxial lip pink to purple, 5–9 mm. 2n = 16 (Europe).


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Marshes, bogs, swamps, ditches.
Elevation: 10–2600 m.

Distribution

Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Que., Eurasia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

pink +  and purple +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
beakless +  and beaked +
upturned +  and arching +
Bruce W. Robart +
Linnaeus +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
2-pinnatifid;1-pinnatifid;lanceolate;triangular +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
1mm;20mm +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
2-pinnatifid +, 1-pinnatifid +, triangular +  and deltate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
hispid;tomentose +
tubular +, campanulate +  and symmetric +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
fleshy +  and woody +
whorled +  and alternate +
white +, yellow +, red +, purple +  and pink +
1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +, N.S. +, Que. +  and Eurasia +
10–2600 m. +
hairy +  and glabrous +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Marshes, bogs, swamps, ditches. +
axillary +  and terminal +
spiral +, whorled +, alternate +  and opposite +
deciduous +
basal +  and cauline +
trullate +  and deltate +
nonoverlapping +
1-toothed +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
10-20-flowered;simple +
5 +  and 100 +
5 +  and 2 +
subequal +
aerial +  and subterranean +
Woolly (?) +, Villous (?) +, Hispid (?) +  and Glabrous (?) +
hispid;glabrous;hispid;tomentose +
Elephantella +  and Pediculariopsis +
Pedicularis palustris subsp. palustris +
Pedicularis palustris +
subspecies +
light purple;white +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +