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Key to Gaultheria

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1. Leaf (3)5–13 cm; stem generally 20–200 cm, coarse; flowers in axillary racemes, each with 1 bract, 2 bractlets; corolla urn-shaped, glandular-hairy; filaments puberulent, anther awns 4; calyx dark purple to ± blue-black in fruit ..... G. shallon

1' Leaf 0.5–3.5(4.5) cm; stem < 35 cm, slender; flowers 1 in leaf axils, each with 4–10 bractlets; corolla bell-shaped, glabrous; filaments papillate, anther awns 0; calyx red in fruit

2. Sepals glabrous; stem glabrous to puberulent, long glandular hairs 0 to moderate; leaf minutely serrate or ± entire (or appearing so), especially near base, tip obtuse to rounded ..... G. humifusa

2' Sepals glandular-hairy; stem puberulent and moderate- to densely long-hairy, glandular or not; leaf minutely serrate, tip short-acuminate or acute to obtuse ..... G. ovatifolia


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