Staphylea bolanderi

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10: 69. 1874.

Common names: Sierra bladdernut
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 8. Mentioned on page 7.

Plants 2–6 m. Leaves: leaflet blades widely ovate to widely elliptic or ± round, (2–) 2.5–8 (–15) cm, margins crenulate-serrulate, apex short-acuminate to apiculate, glabrous. Flowers cylindro-campanulate; sepals white, 5–7 (–9) mm; petals narrowly oblong or oblanceolate, 7–8 (–12) mm, apex not recurved; filaments exserted, 9–10 (–15) mm, longer than petals, glabrous; pistils glabrous, styles equal to or surpassing stamens. Capsules ellipsoid, (2.5–) 3.5–4 (–5.5) cm.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–May.
Habitat: Chaparral, foothill woodlands, yellow pine forests, slopes, canyon sides
Elevation: (200–)300–1400 m

Discussion

Staphylea bolanderi occurs in the foothills and at the lower elevations of the Cascades and Klamath ranges, the Sierra Nevada, and the Tehachapi Mountains.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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sagittate +  and x--shaped +
not recurved +
Luc Brouillet +
A. Gray +
cuneate +, rounded +  and oblique +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
ellipsoid +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Sierra bladdernut +
(200–)300–1400 m +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
3-lobed +  and inflated +
Chaparral, foothill woodlands, yellow pine forests, slopes, canyon sides +
unicellular +
sessile +  and short-petiolulate +
3(-5)-foliolate +
deciduous +
cylindro-campanulate +  and campanulate +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
crenulate-serrulate +
axile-basal +
2-bracteolate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
distinct +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Flowering Mar–May. +
short-stalked +
swollen +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
not arillate +
2 +  and 1 +
spheric +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
persistent +
connate +  and distinct +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
(2-)3(-4)-lobed +
expanded +
extrapetiolar +
persistent +
Staphylea bolanderi +
Staphylea +
species +
bracteate +, pedunculate +  and 5-15[-25+]-flowered +