Chamaerhodos erecta subsp. nuttallii (Torr. & Gray) Hult.
FamilyRosaceae — APG family: Rosaceae
SynonymsChamaerhodos erecta var. nuttallii Torr. & Gray, Chamaerhodos nuttallii (Torr. & Gray) Pickering.
DescriptionStems from woody root, erect, often much branched in upper part, with ascend- ing or erect branches; basal leaves white-haired and glandular, ternate; leaflets divided into linear, obtuse lobes; stem leaves similar; inflorescence glandular; flowers crowded; sepals ovate-lanceolate to triangular, somewhat acute, purplish at base; petals white, oblong, emarginate, clawed; stamens 5.
EcologyDry, sandy places. C. erecta described from Siberia, subsp. Nuttallii from the “Missouri near the Mandan villages” (North Dakota).
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.