Cassiope lycopodioides (Pall.) D. Don
FamilyEricaceae — APG family: Ericaceae
SynonymsAndromeda lycopodioides Pall., Cassiope lycopodioides subsp. cristapilosa Calder & Taylor.
DescriptionMatted dwarf shrub with long, thin, prostrate branches; leaves opposite, ob- lanceolate, scarious-margined, concave above, rounded beneath, more or less brown- ish-pubescent at tip when young; pedicels glabrous; sepals ovate, erose; corolla bell-shaped, white.
EcologyMountain slopes; common in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska Peninsula, and Kodiak Island. Described from Okhotsk, Kamchatka, and the Commander Islands.
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.