Alaska trees and shrubs by Leslie A. Little, Elbert L. Viereck

By Leslie A. Little, Elbert L. Viereck

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Fruit a drupe with 4-5 stony nutlets, red or blueblack; leaves not toothed on margin _______ _________ 111-113. bearberry (Arctostaphylos) ee. Ovary inferior; berry blue or red; leaves entire or finely toothed on margin _______________________ ___ 114-119. blueberry, huckleberry (Vaccinium) dd. Fruit a dry capsule. g. Shrubs more than 4 ft. ) high; leaves thin, deciduous; twigs and leaves with glandular ("sticky") hairs _________________________ ____ 97. rusty menziesia (Menziesia ferruginea) gg.

Long and stalkless, covered by several whitebordered bud-scales; remains of last year's catkin spikelike; winter buds not stalked, of overlapping bud-scales. D. Remains of last year's catkin a stalkless straight stout spike 3/8 in. ) long, 1/16 in. ) wide, with conspicuous concave bud-scars; resin dots inconspicuous, on young twigs only ____________ __________________ 47. sweetgale (Myrica gale) DD. Remains of last year's catkin very narrow, 3/8-5/8 in. ) long, 1/64 in. ) wide, long stalked; twigs covered with resin glands birch (Betula).

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos) ee. Ovary inferior; berry blue or red; leaves entire or finely toothed on margin _______________________ ___ 114-119. blueberry, huckleberry (Vaccinium) dd. Fruit a dry capsule. g. Shrubs more than 4 ft. ) high; leaves thin, deciduous; twigs and leaves with glandular ("sticky") hairs _________________________ ____ 97. rusty menziesia (Menziesia ferruginea) gg. Shrubs less than 4 ft. ) high; leaves thick, evergreen; twigs and leaves without glandular ("sticky") hairs. h.

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