Eritrichium aretioides (Cham.) DC.
FamilyBoraginaceae — APG family: Boraginaceae
SynonymsMyosotis aretioides Cham.
DescriptionDensely tufted; branches very densely covered by withered leaves; leaves ovate- lanceolate to oblanceolate, acute or somewhat acute, densely covered by straight hairs, often pustulate at base; flowering stems short in arctic specimens, up to 10 cm long with 4-5 stem leaves in inland specimens; calyx lobes linear, pubescent; corolla with rounded, blue lobes and yellowish tube; nutlets glabrous, with crown of nearly smooth teeth.
EcologySandy soil on tundra or in the mountains; in McKinley Park to at least 1,700 meters.
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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.