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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Menziesia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Menziesia ferruginea Sm.
Habit: Herbage glabrous to flat-brown-hairy and/or glandular-hairy. Stem: sprawling to erect, 1--4 m. Leaf: 1.5--4 cm, tip mucronate, margins glandular-ciliate. Inflorescence: terminal on last years shoots, occasionally appearing axillary; pedicel straightening in fruit. Flower: corolla 6--7(13) mm, urn-shaped to +- spheric, +- yellow to orange-bronze, lobes short. Fruit: < 8 mm wide, valves 4. Seed: many, elongate, often with short tails, coat loose.
Ecology: Moist woodland, generally acidic or peaty soils; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, KR, NCoRO; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Montana, Wyoming; Alabama. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Kathleen A. Kron
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Menziesia
Next taxon: Moneses
Citation for this treatment: Kathleen A. Kron 2017. Menziesia ferruginea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33296, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.