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|Family: Ericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pyrola||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pyrola dentata Sm.
Leaf: generally present, 3--13 cm, glaucous, bluish; blade 2--9 cm, round, ovate, elliptic, or oblanceolate, base generally tapered to petiole, entire to serrate; petiole +- 1/4--1/2 blade. Inflorescence: 8--27 cm including scape; flowers 1--20; flower bract <=1/2 pedicel. Flower: bilateral, +- open; sepals 1.1--2.3 mm, deltate; petals 4.1--8 mm; anthers 2.6--4 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=46.
Ecology: Mixed conifer forest, mixed conifer and Quercus woodland, Pinus woodland, forested serpentine and volcanic areas, hillsides of decomposed granite or loose, coarse sand or gravel near rocky outcrops; Elevation: 55--2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, SnFrB, TR, PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to southwest British Columbia, Baja California. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: Occasional hybridization with other species; different morphology in northern, southern California needs study.
Synonyms: Pyrola picta Sm. subsp. dentata (Sm.) Piper; Pyrola picta var. dentata (Sm.) Dorn; Pyrola pallida Greene; Pyrola picta subsp. pallida (Greene) Andres; Pyrola picta subsp. integra (A. Gray) Piper
eFlora Treatment Author: Diana D. Jolles
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pyrola crypta
Next taxon: Pyrola minor
Citation for this treatment: Diana D. Jolles 2017. Pyrola dentata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 2, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=40456, accessed on March 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 29, 2017.