Corispermum hyssopifolium L.
FamilyChenopodiaceae — APG family: Amaranthaceae
Common namebugseed
DescriptionErect, slender, much branched, stellate-villous when young, glabrescent in age, often reddish; leaves linear, cuspidate; spikes 4-8 mm thick, with imbricate, lanceo- late to ovate bracts, the median and upper bract mostly broader than the fruit; fruit with thick, narrow margin.
EcologySandy beaches. Described from the Volga, Prussia, Montpellier.
Very unclear taxonomically. Circumpolar map tentative; broken line indicates range of closely related taxa in Europe.
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.