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Yellow Mountainheath

Phyllodoce glanduliflora (Hook.) Coville

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Phyllodoce glanduliflora (Hook.) Coville, Mazama 1: 196. 1897
Menziesia glandulifiora Hook. Fl. Bor. Am. 2: 40, 1834. Bryanthus glandulijlorus A. Gray, Proc. Am. Acad. 7: 368. 1868.
Plants 30 cm. tall or less, tufted or matted; leaf -blades linear or narrowly oblong, 4-14 mm. long, obtuse, serrulate; pedicels 3-8 together, puberulent and glandular-pubescent; calyx 8-10 mm. wide, the lobes lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate; corolla sulphur-yellow, ovoid, 5-8 mm. long, pubescent; stamens included; filaments much longer than the anthers, pubescent; capsules globular, about 3 mm. in diameter.
Type i^ocality: Mountains north of Smoking River, Rocky Mountains, in lat. 56°.
Distribution: Alaska and Yukon to Montana and Oregon.
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John Kunkel Small, NathanieI Lord Britton, Per Axel Rydberg, LeRoy Abrams. 1914. ERICALES, CLETHRACEAE, LENNOACEAE, PTROLACEAE, MONOTROPACEAE, ERICACEAE, UVA-URSI. North American flora. vol 29(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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