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Maryland Black Snakeroot - Sanicula marilandica


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Fibrous-rooted. Stems solitary, erect, 30–80 cm. Leaves petiolate below, sessile above; blades reniform in outline, 6–20 cm wide, palmate; leaflets 5- to 7-lobed and/or coarsely toothed, 3–10 cm long. Umbel: peduncle 4–15 cm long; rays 1–5 cm long; involucel bracts oblanceolate, 1–2 mm long. Flowers greenish white. Mericarps 4–7 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to NL south to WA, NM, NE and FL (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 34

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Habitat
Meadows, willow thickets, moist woodlands, open forest; plains, valleys, lower montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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