Pterospora andromedea Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Pterospora andromedea Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems erect, simple, 3–10 dm, glandular-hairy, with numerous scale-lvs especially below; fls numerous in a terminal raceme 1–3 dm; cor 6–7 mm, white to more often reddish, its spreading-recurved lobes 1–2 mm; 2n=16. Coniferous woods, chiefly in dry soil; P.E.I. to N.Y. and Pa., w. to s. Ont. and Mich.; widespread in the w. cordillera, from s. Can. to Mex. June–Aug.