Calflora
Taxon  Report   3753    
Gaultheria humifusa  (Graham) Rydb.
Alpine spicywintergreen,  Alpine wintergreen
Gaultheria humifusa
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Gaultheria humifusa
© 2009 Steve Matson
Gaultheria humifusa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gaultheria humifusa
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Family: ERICACEAE  
Genus: Gaultheria
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Gaultheria humifusa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GAHU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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