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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Moneses||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Moneses uniflora (L.) A. Gray
Habit: Perennial herb < 10 cm, evergreen, rhizomes 0, roots rhizome-like. Leaf: +- basal, < 3.5 cm, ovate to obovate, not leathery, finely crenate or sharp-toothed, petioled. Inflorescence: flower 1; peduncle minutely papillate above; bracts 1--2, ovate. Flower: radial, nodding, parts in 5s, free; sepals fringed; petals < 1 cm, spreading, entire or minutely fringed, waxy-white to +- pink; stamens 10, filaments +- widened at base, glabrous, anther pores on tubes; nectary 0; ovary superior, style not or in slight depression, straight, slender, stigma crown-like, lobes 5, prominent. Fruit: capsule, erect; valves opening tip to base, margins not fibrous. Chromosomes: 2n=26.
Ecology: Moist, mossy conifer forests; Elevation: 100--1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: n NCo, w KR, n NCoRO, CaRH, c SNH (Fresno Co.); Distribution Outside California: North America, Eurasia, circumboreal. Flowering Time: May--Jul
Synonyms: Moneses uniflora var. reticulata (Nutt.) S.F. Blake
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary D. Wallace & Erich Haber
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Moneses
Next taxon: Monotropa
Citation for this treatment: Gary D. Wallace & Erich Haber 2017. Moneses uniflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33957, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.