E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Plectritis brachystemon Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
shortspur seablush
Caprifoliaceae (Valerian family)
(Previously in Valerianaceae)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

© Rosemary Taylor  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #29492)

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Distribution of Plectritis brachystemon
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Ecological Framework for Plectritis brachystemon

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class




Elevation (metres)
Slope Gradient (%) 15 27 40
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
170 185 200
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
1 1 2
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in:

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Plectritis congesta subsp. brachystemon (Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Morey
Plectritis congesta var. major (Fisch. & C.A. Mey) Dyal

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