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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gaultheria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gaultheria humifusa (Graham) Rydb.
Stem: low, < 2 dm, glabrous to puberulent, long, glandular hairs 0 to moderate. Leaf: 0.5--3 cm, minutely serrate or +- entire (or appearing so), especially near base; base rounded to truncate; tip obtuse to rounded. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in leaf axils. Flower: sepals glabrous, in fruit red; corolla bell-shaped, glabrous, white (pink-tinged); filaments papillate, anther awns 0. Fruit: red.
Ecology: Wet subalpine forests; Elevation: 1350--4000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, SNH; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Colorado. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Walter S. Judd
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gaultheria
Next taxon: Gaultheria ovatifolia
Citation for this treatment: Walter S. Judd 2016. Gaultheria humifusa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26486, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.