Peraphyllum ramosissimum

Nuttall in J. Torrey and A. Gray

in J. Torrey and A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 474. 1840.

EndemicIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 662.

Leaves crowded toward tips of short-shoots; stipules minute; blade 4–12 mm wide. Pedicels 1–2 cm. Flowers: sepals 2.5–5 mm, adaxially pubescent; petals 4–8 mm. 2n = 34.


Phenology: Flowering spring; fruiting summer.
Habitat: Dry hillsides, mostly in full sun, pinyon pine-juniper, ponderosa pine, oak-sagebrush, and other communities
Elevation: 500–3000 m

Distribution

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Calif., Colo., Idaho, Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Utah.

Discussion

Peraphyllum ramosissimum is distinctive for its narrow leaves, small flowers, and yellow-orange pomes.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Peraphyllum ramosissimum"
Christopher S. Campbell +
Nuttall in J. Torrey and A. Gray +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
elliptic +  and oblanceolate or linear +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
4mm +  and 12mm +
adnate +  and connate +
Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +  and Utah. +
not +  and aggregated +
500–3000 m +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
yellow-orange +
globose +  and ellipsoid +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
not +  and aggregated +
not +  and aggregated +
deciduous +
Dry hillsides, mostly in full sun, pinyon pine-juniper, ponderosa pine, oak-sagebrush, and other communities +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
cymose +  and 1-3-flowered +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
camptodromous +
pinnate +, serrulate +  and entire +
toothed +, unlobed +  and lobed +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Flowering spring +  and fruiting summer. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
in J. Torrey and A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +  and recurved +
triangular +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
free +  and distinct +
1 +  and 50 +
persistent +
basal +, lateral +, subterminal +  and terminal +
elongate +
Peraphyllum ramosissimum +
Peraphyllum +
species +
inconspicuous +