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|Family: Ruscaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Maianthemum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Maianthemum dilatatum (Alph. Wood) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Habit: Rhizome 1--1.5 mm diam. Stem: 10--40 cm. Leaf: 2--3, 5--20 cm, cordate to sagittate, acute to acuminate, glabrous to sparsely hairy below, few; petioles 5--15 cm. Inflorescence: raceme, 2--8 cm, 10--50-flowered. Flower: perianth parts 4, +- 2.5 mm, > stamens, reflexed to spreading, ovate to elliptic; ovary chambers 2. Fruit: +- 6 mm, red. Seed: +- 3 mm, brown. Chromosomes: n=18.
Ecology: Moist, shady, conifer forest; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: w NW, CCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Idaho. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Maianthemum
Next taxon: Maianthemum racemosum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Maianthemum dilatatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32493, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.