Pterospora andromedea

Nuttall

Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 1: 269. 1818 ,.

Common names: Pinedrops ptérospore andromeda
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 389.

Inflorescences 1.5–17 dm, glandular-hirsute; bracts 2–3.5 × 0.5–1 cm, scarious at maturity. Flowers: sepals 4–6 × 2–3 mm; corolla 6–9 mm, base not saccate, lobes reflexed, rounded to blunt; stamens 3–5 mm; anthers horizontal at anthesis, ca. 1 mm diam., awns to 1.5 mm; ovary 3–4 × 4–6 mm, glabrous; style 1–3 × 1 mm; stigma yellowish, ca. 1.5 mm diam. Capsules persistent, thin-segmented, remaining connate at apex, 5–10 × 7–14 mm. Seeds 0.2–0.5 mm including wing. 2n = 16, 48.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Moist to dry, often deep humus of mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests (sometimes on calcareous substrates)
Elevation: 60-3700 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., N.B., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask., Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mich., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.H., N.Mex., N.Y., Oreg., S.Dak., Tex., Utah, Vt., Wash., Wyo., Mexico (Chihuahua), Mexico (Durango), Mexico (Nuevo León)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Pterospora andromedea"
depressed-ovoid +  and ovoid +
connate +
Gary D. Wallace +
Nuttall +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
pink;reddish or brownish +
persistent +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
fibrous +  and fleshy +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
thin-segmented +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +, in basal rosettes +  and alternate +
Pinedrops +  and ptérospore andromeda +
persistent +  and deciduous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Alta. +, B.C. +, N.B. +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mich. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, Nev. +, N.H. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, Oreg. +, S.Dak. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Wash. +, Wyo. +, Mexico (Chihuahua) +, Mexico (Durango) +  and Mexico (Nuevo León) +
60-3700 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
loculicidal +
Moist to dry, often deep humus of mixed-deciduous or coniferous forests (sometimes on calcareous substrates) +
multicellular +
glandular-hirsute +
whorled +, , +, opposite +, pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
scale-like +
reduced +
rounded +  and blunt +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
4mm;6mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering summer. +
Gen. N. Amer. Pl. +
not +  and winged +
distinct +
0.2mm +  and 0.5mm +
distinct +
lanceolate-ovate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
decumbent +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
slender +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Pterospora andromedea +
Pterospora +
species +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
rounded +
membranous +