Notes on Eritrichium (Boraginaceae) in North America III. Three new species of Eritrichium

  • David F. Murray University of Alaska Museum of the North Fairbanks


Three new species of Eritrichium Schrad. ex Gaudin from boreal and arctic Alaska and Yukon are described: E. arenosum, E. boreale, and E. grandiflorum. These species are morphologically allied with the primarily Asiatic E. sericeum complex. Eritrichium arenosum is apparently restricted to sand dunes of the central Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Eritrichium boreale and E. grandiflorum occur on mountain slopes and rocky summits from the western Brooks Range through the interior of Alaska, and east to Yukon, Canada.



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How to Cite
Murray, D. F. (2017). Notes on Eritrichium (Boraginaceae) in North America III. Three new species of Eritrichium. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 11(1), 19-23.