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Tauschia stricklandii
Strickland's tauschia, Strickland's umbrella-wort
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: At 5000 to 6500 feet elevation, Mt. Rainier and Twin Sisters Lakes area of Yakima County.

Habitat: Stream banks, moist meadows and slopes.

Flowers: August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Glabrous, often acaulescent perennial from a thickened taproot, 5-20 cm. tall.

Leaves:

Basal leaves long-petiolate, trifoliate to 5-7 pinnate, the leaflets elliptic, 1-3 cm. long and 4-10 mm. wide; cauline leaves, if any, few and much reduced.

Flowers:

Inflorescence a compound umbel, the several rays elongating unequally, much longer in fruit than in flower; involucre none, involucel of several slender bractlets 1-2 mm. long; calyx teeth minute; flowers yellow; pedicels short.

Fruits:

Fruit sub-globose, 2-3 mm. long and nearly as wide, with longitudinal ribs and grooves.

Accepted Name:
Tauschia stricklandii (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Mathias & Constance

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Hesperogenia stricklandii J.M. Coult. & Rose
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Tauschia stricklandii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Tauschia stricklandii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Tauschia stricklandii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Tauschia stricklandii photos.

USDA Plants: Tauschia stricklandii information.

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