Lagotis glauca Gaertn.
FamilyScrophulariaceae — APG family: Plantaginaceae
SynonymsGymnandra ovata Willd., Bartia gymnandra L. f., Gymnandra gmelini Cham. & Schlecht., Bartia glauca (Gaertn.) Poir.
DescriptionStem single, thick, decumbent, from thick, short caudex with thin sheaths at apex; basal leaves 1-3, ovate to nearly orbicular, densely crenate-dentate, petio- lated; stem leaves smaller, sessile; inflorescence an ovate to cylindrical spike; lower bracts dentate, the upper entire; calyx lobes ciliated; corolla diluted blue, tube bent at base; upper lip entire, lower with 2 to 3 lobes; filaments united with margins of upper lip.
EcologyStony slopes on tundra and in the mountains. Type locality not given, presumably Kamchatka.
In the Himalayas and in China, closely related taxa reach very high altitudes— close to 6,000 meters.
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.