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Holodiscus (K. Koch) Maxim.: ocean-spray

Author(s):

Emerenciana G. Hurd
Peter F. Stickney

Year:

2008

Publication type:

Agricultural Handbook

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Washington Office

Source:

In: Bonner, Franklin T.; Karrfalt, Robert P., eds. The Woody Plant Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook No. 727. Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. p. 591-594.

Description

Holodiscus is a taxonomically complex genus including about 6 species of western North America and northern South America (Hitchcock and others 1961; Ley 1943). The 2 generally recognized North American species (table 1) - creambush ocean-spray and gland ocean-spray - are deciduous, multistemmed shrubs with simple, alternate, deciduous, toothed to shallowly lobed, exstipulate leaves.

Parent Publication

Citation

Shaw, Nancy L.; Hurd, Emerenciana G.; Stickney, Peter F. 2008. Holodiscus (K. Koch) Maxim.: ocean-spray. In: Bonner, Franklin T.; Karrfalt, Robert P., eds. The Woody Plant Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook No. 727. Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. p. 591-594.

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