Oxygraphis glacialis (Fisch.) Bunge
FamilyRanunculaceae — APG family: Ranunculaceae
SynonymsCaltha glacialis (Fisch.) Spreng., Ficaria glacialis Fisch., Ranunculus kamtschaticus DC.
DescriptionSmall, glabrous plant, lacking stem; pedicels and leaves from thick, short, verti- cal caudex; basal leaves thick, orbicular-elliptic to oblong, crenate at apex or sub- entire; sepals 5, thick, greenish to purplish-black, persistent in fruit; petals oblan- ceolate, yellow; fruiting head hemispherical; achenes with short, somewhat hooked beak.
EcologyPolygon tundra in the mountains; stony slopes.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.