Phyllodoce glanduliflora

(Hooker) Coville

Mazama 1: 196. 1897 ,.

Common names: Yellow mountain heather
IllustratedEndemic
Basionyms: Menziesia glanduliflora Hooker Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 40, plate 132. 1834
Synonyms: Phyllodoce aleutica subsp. glanduliflora (Hooker) Hultén
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 478. Mentioned on page 476.

Plants prostrate or ascending to erect, branched, 2–4 dm; young branches glandular, older branches glabrous. Leaves spreading, ± imbricate; blade linear, 4–12 × 1–2 mm, margins densely glandular-serrulate, surfaces glabrous or glandular. Inflorescences corymbiform, 1–16-flowered. Pedicels 10–35 mm, densely stipitate-glandular; bracteoles 2. Flowers often nodding; sepals ovate to lanceolate, 3–4 mm, margins not ciliate, densely glandular abaxially; corolla yellow or greenish yellow, urceolate, constricted at mouth, 5–8 mm, glandular, lobes reflexed, 1–2 mm; stamens 9–10, included; filaments 2.5–3 mm, hairy; anthers 1–1.5 mm; ovary ovoid, 2–2.5 mm (3.5 mm wide), glandular; style included, 3–4.5 mm. Capsules 5-valved, globose, 2.5–4 mm, densely glandular. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Moist subalpine to alpine slopes
Elevation: 900-3500 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., N.W.T., Yukon, Alaska, Mont., Oreg., Wash., Wyo.

Discussion

Phyllodoce glanduliflora hybridizes with P. aleutica and with P. empetriformis.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
John G. Packer +  and A. Joyce Gould +
(Hooker) Coville +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Menziesia glanduliflora +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
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older +  and young +
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Yellow mountain heather +
greenish yellow +  and yellow +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
constricted +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
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900-3500 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
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broadly ovoid;globose +
Moist subalpine to alpine slopes +
multicellular +
1-16-flowered +  and corymbiform +
terminal +  and axillary +
persistent +
1mm +  and 2mm +
glandular-serrulate +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
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tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
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reduced +
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4-5-carpellate +
distinct +
not tailed +  and ellipsoid +
ovate +  and lanceolate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
procumbent +  and prostrate +
creeping +  and sprawling +
spreading +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
glandular +  and glabrous +
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Phyllodoce glanduliflora +
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evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
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