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Labrador Lousewort

Pedicularis labradorica Wirsing

Description

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Herbs biennial, 10--30 cm tall. Stems erect, rigid, pubescent, many branched; branches alternate, rarely opposite. Leaves alternate or ± opposite; petiole 2--10 mm; leaf blade linear-lanceolate, 1.5--6 cm, abaxially glandular pubescent, adaxially glabrous, pinnatifid or only double dentate apically; segments serrate or distal ones double dentate. Inflorescences racemose; bracts leaflike. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx 6--7 mm, ± leathery, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, deeply cleft anteriorly; lobes 3, unequal, entire. Corolla yellow, sometimes galea tinged with red or purple, 1.8--2 cm; tube ca. 1/2 as long as calyx, glabrous; galea slightly curved apically, with 1 lanceolate marginal tooth on each side at apex; lower lip nearly as long as galea, ciliate. 2 filaments pubescent, 2 glabrous. Capsule broadly lanceolate, apex acute. Fl. Aug, fr. Sep. 2n = 16.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 18: 130 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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NE Nei Mongol [Arctic and subarctic Asia, Europe, and North America].
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of China Vol. 18: 130 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Habitat

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Mossy and lichenous luxuriant heath and tundra; 300--900 m.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 18: 130 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Synonym

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Pedicularis euphrasioides Stephan ex Willdenow; P. euphrasioides var. labradorica (Houttuyn) Willdenow; P. labradorica Houttuyn, not Wirsing; P. labradorica Wirsing var. simplex Hulten.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 18: 130 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
source
Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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eFloras.org
original
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eFloras