TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Comandra umbellata(L.) Nutt.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Bastard Toadflax

Comandraceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Dry woods; frequent. May 10-June. Following the distribution of Vaccinium (and Ceanothus, D.); therefore on the chestnut soils of the higher hills w., s., and s. e. of Ithaca, on the ravine crests and the crests of Cayuga Lake cliffs, and in the sandy woods at Junius; absent in the McLean region and on the heavier soils back from the lake shore. Semi-parasitic on Vaccinium and other plants. N. S. to Wis., southw. to Ga., Ark., and Kans., especially on the acid Coastal Plain but also in marl beds as at Bergen Swamp, N.Y. ; found also in B. C. and Calif.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Comandra umbellata (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, north hillside, .5, 10 Jun 1908, Brown (BH 19975);
 Ithaca, along Cayuga Lake, north of Esty Glen, dry crest of cliffs, petals white, anthers yellow, 31 May 1939, Clausen 3886 (BH 19965);   VEmap  GOOmap
 north of Esty Glen, along Cayuga Lake, dry crest of cliffs, petals white, anthers yellow, 31 May 1939, Clausen 3886 (BH 19977);
 south of Ithaca, Coy Glen, 6 May 1899, Cowen (BH 19976);
 Ithaca, Lake Road, 3 Jun 1882, DeForest (BH 19967);
 Ithaca, South Hill, in sterile acud soil, open grassy field among Vaccinium spp, 27 Jul 1950, Dress 914 (BH 19966);
 Danby, east bank of Michigan Creek, woods, 20 Jun 1917, Gershoy & Metcalf 8013 (BH 19921);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Woods, 23 May 1870, Jordan (BH 19969);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, north of Beech Woods, high wooded hillside, 13 Jun 1917, Metcalf 8015 (BH 19974);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, 22 May 1884, Moore (BH 19973);
 Ithaca, South Hill, 4 Jul 1920, Muenscher & Bechtel 241 (BH 19978);
 Ithaca, Coy Glen, in oak woods, 21 Jun 1913, Palmer 392 (BH 19970);
 Ithaca, Jun 1875, Rowlee (BH 19968);
 Ulysses, north crest below railroad, Taughannock Gorge, parasitic, growing on Arctostaphyllos uva-ursi, 19 May 1974, Wesley FRW571 (BH 19971);
 Ithaca, 16 May 1878, Wiegand (BH 19972);

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