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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 8 | Ericaceae | Hemitomes

1. Hemitomes congestum A. Gray in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 6(3): 80, plate 12. 1858.

Gnome plant Gnome plant

Inflorescences 2-10 cm; bracts cream to pink, 10-20 × 5-10 mm. Flowers: lateral sepals 10-15 × 3-6 mm, others absent or 8-12 × 2-4 mm; corolla 12-18 mm, lobes lanceolate-ovate, base not saccate, apex acute to rounded; stamens 8-12 mm; anthers erect at anthesis, 1-2 mm; ovary 3-5 × 2-4 mm, glabrous; style 3-5 × 1-1.5; stigma yellow, 1.5-2.5 mm diam. Berries 1 cm diam. Seeds 0.2-0.4+ mm diam. 2n = 104.

Flowering late spring-summer(-early fall). Mixed- deciduous or coniferous forests; 0-2700 m; B.C.; Calif., Oreg., Wash.


 

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