Sarcodes sanguinea

Torrey

Proc. Amer. Assoc. Advancem. Sci. 4: 193. 1851 ,.

Common names: Snow plant
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 391.

Inflorescences 1.5–5 dm, glandular-hairy; bracts red, 1–8 × 5–15 mm. Flowers: sepals 8–15 × 4–6 mm; corolla 12–18 mm, base saccate, lobes reflexed, rounded to blunt; stamens 8–12 mm; anthers inverted at anthesis, 3–4 mm; ovary 5–7 × 6–9 mm, glabrous; style 5–8 × 1–2 mm; stigma reddish, 2–3 mm diam. Capsules persistent to disintegrating, 10–25 mm diam., walls brittle, segments not separating. Seeds 0.5–1 mm diam. 2n = 64.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests
Elevation: 1100-3000 m

Distribution

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Calif., Nev., Oreg., Mexico (Baja California)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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elongate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Gary D. Wallace +
Torrey +
bright red;dark orange +
persistent +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
fibrous +  and fleshy +
acicular;plane +
coriaceous +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
disintegrating +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +, in basal rosettes +  and alternate +
Snow plant +
persistent +  and deciduous +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
Calif. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +  and Mexico (Baja California) +
1100-3000 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +
horizontal +  and erect +
Coniferous or mixed-deciduous forests +
multicellular +
whorled +, , +, opposite +, pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
persistent +
scale-like +
reduced +
rounded +  and blunt +
revolute;plane;toothed;entire;revolute;plane;toothed;entire +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
6mm;9mm +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
erect +  and perpendicular +
reduced +
not sticky +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
Proc. Amer. Assoc. Advancem. Sci. +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
distinct +
not separating +
distinct +
lanceolate-ovate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
decumbent +  and erect +
peltate +  and capitate +
2mm +  and 3mm +
straight +
1mm +  and 2mm +
Undefined subfam. Pyroloideae +, Undefined tribe Monotropaceae +  and Undefined tribe Pyrolaceae +
Sarcodes sanguinea +
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species +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +