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|Genus: Holodiscus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.
Habit: Plant 0.3--6 m. Stem: bark +- red, in age gray, shredding; twigs glabrous to hairy, occasionally glandular. Leaf: 0.3--8 cm, ovate to obovate, strong-veined abaxially, glabrous to hairy, occasionally glandular, teeth entire to compound; base truncate to wedge-shaped; petiole distinct or not. Inflorescence: 2--25 cm, 1.5--25 cm wide. Flower: hypanthium 3--5 mm wide; sepals 1--2 mm; petals 1.5--2 mm; style 1 mm. Fruit: achenes 1--1.5 mm, often with sessile glands.
Note: Highly variable; varieties intergrade.
Synonyms: Holodiscus saxicola A. Heller
Unabridged Note: Highly variable; varieties intergrade, especially. var. discolor and var. microphyllus. Intermediate plants from SNH, SNE, described as Holodiscus saxicola A. Heller, Holodiscus boursieri (Carrière) Rehder, do not merit taxonomic status.
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel Potter & Barbara Ertter, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Daniel Potter
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Key to Holodiscus discolorPrevious taxon: Holodiscus
Next taxon: Holodiscus discolor var. discolor
Citation for this treatment: Daniel Potter & Barbara Ertter, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Daniel Potter 2017. Holodiscus discolor, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28344, 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.