Pyrola asarifolia var. purpurea (Bunge) Fern.
FamilyPyrolaceae — APG family: Ericaceae
SynonymsPyrola rotundifolia var. purpurea Bunge, Pyrola incarnata Fisch., Pyrola rotundifolia var. incarnata (Fisch.) DC., Pyrola asarifolia var. incarnata (Fisch.) Fern.
DescriptionSimilar to var. asarifolia, but leaves obovate, obovate-oblong or orbicular, but not cordate.
EcologyWoods, meadows, in the Yukon to at least 1,200 meters. Described from the Altai Mountains.
Specimens from the interior have smaller leaves. Complete transition occurs be- tween cordate-leaved and not-cordate-leaved plants.
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.