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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gaultheria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gaultheria shallon Pursh
Stem: erect, generally 2--20 dm, clumped, nonglandular-hairy or not, sparsely to moderately long-glandular-hairy. Leaf: (3)5--13 cm, minutely serrate; base obtuse to cordate; tip short-acuminate to acuminate. Inflorescence: raceme, axillary, glandular-hairy. Flower: sepals glandular-hairy; corolla urn-shaped, glandular-hairy, white to pink; filaments puberulent, anther awns 4. Fruit: dark purple to +- blue-black.
Ecology: Moist forest margins; Elevation: < 1060 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, KR, NCoRO, CCo, SnFrB, s SCoRO; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Walter S. Judd
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gaultheria ovatifolia
Next taxon: Hemitomes
Citation for this treatment: Walter S. Judd 2017. Gaultheria shallon, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26490, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.