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5a. Veratrum album var. oxysepalum (Turczaninow) Miyabe & Kudô, Fl. Saghalin. 484. 1915.

Veratrum oxysepalum Turczaninow, Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 13: 79. 1840

Stems 0.3–1 m, glabrous proximally, villous in inflorescence. Leaves basal and proximal cauline ovate to elliptic, 10–25 × 5–18 cm, reduced distally, glabrous to sparsely villous at least on veins. Inflorescences spiciform-racemose or with few, short, ascending branches proximally, 0–10 cm, sparsely villous; bracts lanceolate, 1/2 as long as to equaling flowers, sparsely villous, ciliate. Tepals yellowish green, lanceolate to lance-ovate, not clawed, 7–12 mm, margins denticulate, sparsely villous at least in proximal 1/2; gland 1, basal, green to yellowish green, V-shaped; ovary subglabrous. Capsules elliptic to oblong, 1–1.5 cm, subglabrous. Seeds flat, broadly winged, 5–7 mm. 2n = 64.

Flowering early summer--late fall. Wet, marshy soils in mesic tundra and Salix thickets; 0--1000 m; Alaska; ne Russia, n Japan (Hokkaido).


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