Panarctic Flora


344401 Schizachne purpurascens (Torr.) Swallen


Hudson Bay - Labrador: Rare
Shrub Tundra: Rare
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent

2n= 20 (2x). - Far East, Canada?, U.S.A. - At least five reports.

Geography: Asian (NE) & North American: CAN.

Notes: Schizachne purpurascens is reported from several places in or near the Arctic in the surroundings of the Hudson and Ungava bays (Scoggan 1978b; Porsild and Cody 1980). It approaches the Arctic in the Brooks Range in northern Alaska (found 2002, ALA, O). The Kamtchatkan S. komarovii probably belongs within S. purpurascens.

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