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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pedicularis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pedicularis racemosa Douglas ex Benth.
Stem: few to many, +- decumbent, generally branched distally, 12--80 cm, subglabrous. Leaf: cauline, 2--10 cm, +- narrowly lanceolate, serrate to dentate. Inflorescence: 1--5 cm; proximal bracts >= flowers. Flower: calyx 4.5--8 mm, glabrous, lobes generally 2 (4 in some plants); corolla 10--16 mm, +- white, +- yellow, or +- purple, glabrous, upper lip 5--7.5 mm, extended in a long, down-curved beak, lower lip 5--9 mm, fan-like; anthers 1.5--2.5 mm, base acute. Fruit: 10--16 mm, +- lanceolate in outline. Seed: 1.5--3 mm, smooth.
Ecology: Open conifer forest; Elevation: 900--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaR, n SNH, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to western Canada, Wyoming, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: If recognized taxonomically, plants eastern of CA-FP with linear leaves, +- white to +- yellow corollas assignable to Pedicularis racemosa subsp. alba Pennell.
eFlora Treatment Author: Linda Ann Vorobik
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pedicularis howellii
Next taxon: Pedicularis semibarbata
Citation for this treatment: Linda Ann Vorobik 2017. Pedicularis racemosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36606, accessed on January 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 22, 2017.