Tolmiea menziesii (Pursh) Torr. & Gray
FamilySaxifragaceae — APG family: Saxifragaceae
SynonymsTiarella menziesii Pursh, Leptaxis menziesii (Pursh) Raf.
Common nameyouth-on-age
DescriptionRootstock stout; basal leaves shallowly 5-7-lobed, with adventitious buds in sinuses, the lobes irregularly crenate-dentate, hirsute with coarse, scattered, white hairs, or nearly glabrous, glandular in margin; stem hirsute with reduced leaves; calyx greenish-purple, strongly veined; the upper 3 calyx lobes longer than the 2 other lobes; petals 4, brown, linear-subulate, persistent; stamens 3; carpels 2.
EcologyMoist woods along streams. Described from the northwest coast of North Amer- ica.
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.