Phyllodoce breweri

(A. Gray) A. Heller

Muhlenbergia 1: 1. 1900 ,.

Common names: Brewer’s mountain heather
Endemic
Basionyms: Bryanthus breweri A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 367. 1868
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 477. Mentioned on page 476.

Plants decumbent, branched, 1–4 dm; young branches densely glandular. Leaves spreading, not imbricate; blade linear, 5–20 × 1–2 mm, margins entire or finely serrulate, glabrous. Inflorescences spikelike, 8–30-flowered. Pedicels 10–15 mm, glandular; bracteoles 2. Flowers nodding; sepals narrowly ovate to lanceolate, 3–4.5 mm, margins ciliate distally, glabrous abaxially; corolla white, pink, or purplish, campanulate, not constricted at mouth, 7–9 mm, not glandular, lobes recurved, 3–4 mm; stamens 9–10, exserted; filaments 5–8 mm, ciliate proximally; anthers purple, 1.5–2.5 mm; ovary globose, 1–2 mm, densely glandular; style exserted, 6–8 mm. Capsules 5-valved, globose, 3–3.5 mm, glandular-hairy.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Subalpine meadows and rocky slopes
Elevation: 1200-3500 m

Discussion

Phyllodoce breweri is known from California and Nevada, where it occurs in the high Cascade range, the high Sierra Nevada, and the San Bernadino Mountains.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
John G. Packer +  and A. Joyce Gould +
(A. Gray) A. Heller +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Bryanthus breweri +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
1mm;2mm +
puberulent +, glabrous +  and glandular-hairy +
glandular-hairy +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
Brewer’s mountain heather +
purplish +, pink +  and white +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
not constricted +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Nev. +
1200-3500 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
broadly ovoid;globose +
Subalpine meadows and rocky slopes +
multicellular +
terminal +  and axillary +
not imbricate +
persistent +
3mm +  and 4mm +
serrulate +  and entire +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
globose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
4-5-carpellate +
Muhlenbergia +
distinct +
not tailed +  and ellipsoid +
narrowly ovate +  and lanceolate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
procumbent +  and prostrate +
creeping +  and sprawling +
spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Undefined tribe Empetraceae +
Phyllodoce breweri +
Phyllodoce +
species +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +