Native Plants of Southeast Alaska
A comprehensive field guide to native ferns, trees, shrubs, grasses, sedges, rushes and herbs found in Southeast and South-central Alaska. Includes: Detailed line drawings for all species Plant descriptions for more than 830 species Keys to family, genus and species Range and abundance information Flowering times Former and alternate taxonomy Food and medicinal uses as well as other information essential for plant enthusiasts, botanists, hikers and naturalists
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achenes alpine tundra anthers apex apically awned axils basal leaves beaches beak berry bogs bracts branches broad brown brownish calyx capsule circular in transverse cluster cm long coastal Common commonly corolla deciduous densely dm tall elliptic elongate erect flattened fleshy Flowers July-August Flowers June Flowers June-July Flowers late Flowers solitary forests Fruit glandular glumes green greenish hairless hairs hairy Herb indusium inflorescence Juneau Kodiak Island lacking lanceolate leaf sheaths leaflets lemmas less ligules linear lobes margins Moist oblanceolate oblong obovate ovary ovate panicle pedicels peduncles Perennial perianth perigynia petals petals white petals yellow petioles pink pinnately pistillate plants Prince William Sound pubescent purple purplish racemes rarely reddish rhizomatous rhizome rounded seeds sepals sessile shorter shrub slender south-central Alaska Southeastern Alaska west southern Alaska species spikelets spikes stalks stamens stem leaves straw-colored streams subtended teeth terminal throughout Alaska toothed tufted twigs usually veins west to Aleutians whitish woody base yellowish