Chrysosplenium wrightii Fr. & Sav.
FamilySaxifragaceae — APG family: Saxifragaceae
SynonymsChrysosplenium wrightii var. beringianum (Rose) Hara., Chrysosplenium beringianum Rose
DescriptionRhizome long, thick; basal leaves thick, carnose, reniform-orbicular, cordate, with few crenate teeth, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, with stout, white hairs; petioles long, dilated at base, more or less densely pubescent with septate, reddish- brown hairs; stem leafless, glabrous or pubescent; sepals reniform, green, purple- mottled; stamens 8; seeds glabrous.
EcologyScree slopes, solifluction soil; lower part of plant often buried in mud; in the mountains to at least 2,200 meters in McKinley Park.
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.