Geocaulon lividum (Northern Comandra) - photos and description










General: Delicate woodland species with light green leaves, or leaves often with yellow streaks. Plants glabrous.

Flowers: Flowers are greenish yellow, flowers with petal-like sepals, occur 1 to 4 growing from leaf axils, flower measured at 3 mm diameter.

Leaves: Leaves elliptical to oblong, alternate, cauline, with short petioles, a leaf was measured at 4 cm long by 2 cm wide.

Height: Height listed in Budd's Flora to 30 cm, we measured plants to 21 cm tall.

Habitat: Moist woodlands.

Abundance: Common.

Origin: Native.

When and where photographed: Photos taken June 15th, moist coniferous woods, about 400 km northeast of our home in Regina, SK.