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Frasera albicaulis Griseb. var. modocensis (H. St. John) N. H. Holmgren

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Swertia albicaulis var. albicaulis, as in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1](1993), in part; Swertia shastaensis H. St. John; Swertia modocensis H. St. John
Initial Editorial Analysis 8 Sep 2010
Notes on Authorship of Name all = Authors of Plant Names
Notes on Publication of Name 1984
Source of Report for California Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-1997. Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, Vols. 1, 3a, 3b, 4, and 5. Columbia Univ. Press, New York, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in Munz, Munz Supplement, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; indicated for CA, NV, OR in Kartesz & Meacham; if added, would be either as Swertia modocensis H. St. John or as Swertia albicaulis var. modocensis, evidently ined.
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 $ 8 Feb 2002, from Margriet Wetherwax see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that, as Swertia modocensis H. St. John, treated as synonym of Swertia albicaulis var. albicaulis in Munz. [As Swertia modocensis H. St. John, treated as synonym of Swertia albicaulis in Munz (p. 445; intended by Munz to include Swertia albicaulis subsp. albicaulis), despite Comments, recognized as Swertia albicaulis in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1].
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Bruce G. Baldwin see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Frasera albicaulis Griseb. var. albicaulis is to be treated in part as Frasera albicaulis Griseb. var. modocensis (H. St. John) N. H. Holmgren, while the typical element, what remains in Frasera albicaulis Griseb. var. albicaulis, is to be treated as not occurring in CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary addition, different genus, for taxon recognized since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1, accepted name for taxon native to CA
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 8 Sep 2010
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Frasera albicaulis
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Frasera

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