Cladothamnus pyrolaeflorus Bong.
FamilyEricaceae — APG family: Ericaceae
Common namecopper-flower
DescriptionShrub, more than a meter tall; leaves entire, oblanceolate, obtuse, sessile or nearly so, thin, light green; median nerve excurrent, with water gland at tip; flowers soli- tary; calyx lobes 5, linear, ciliolate; flowers rotate, copper-colored; petals distinct, 5, up to 15 mm long; stamens 10; style curved, elongate; fruit a dry capsule.
EcologyMoist forests, along streams.
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.