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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pyrola||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pyrola minor L.
Leaf: < 5 cm; blade 1.5--4 cm, round to obovate, dull green, entire to obscurely crenate; petiole +- = blade. Inflorescence: < 2 dm including scape; flowers 3--10; flower bract > pedicel, lance-oblong, proximal-most generally larger. Flower: radial, +- closed; sepals 1.5--2 mm, deltate; petals 3.5--5 mm, white to +- pink; anthers < 1.5 mm, +- without tube-like constrictions subtending pores; style +- included, straight, stigma lobes spreading. Chromosomes: 2n=46.
Ecology: Uncommon. Moist, mossy or boggy areas, high montane conifer forest; Elevation: 2400--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, c&s SN, SnBr, SnJt, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: circumboreal, to Alaska, eastern North America; Eurasia. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug Note: Primarily self-fertilizing, but may hybridize with Pyrola asarifolia, Pyrola rotundifolia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Diana D. Jolles
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pyrola dentata
Next taxon: Pyrola picta
Citation for this treatment: Diana D. Jolles 2016. Pyrola minor, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40451, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.