Pseudostellaria Sierrae (Caryophyllaceae), a New Species from CaliforniaNovon
AbstractPseudostellaria sierrae is described a, new from northern California. Glabrous stems and leaves. a V-shaped apical notch in each ligulate petal. five yellow anthers, and seeds with minute projections oil each tubercle are features useful in distinguishing. P. sierrae from P. jamesiana (Torrey) W. A. Weber & R. L. Hartman, the congener widely distributed in the western United States. Pseudostellaria sierrae is found in mixed oak or conifer forests.
Citation InformationR. K Rabeler and Ronald L Hartman. "Pseudostellaria Sierrae (Caryophyllaceae), a New Species from California" Novon Vol. 12 Iss. 1 (2002) p. 82 - 86
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