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White Bryony - Bryonia alba
Other Names:  Wild Hops, False Mandrake, Ladie's Seal, Tetterbury

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Tuberous, dioecious or monoecious perennial. Leaves sparsely hairy, 3–10 cm long. Flowers greenish-white, 6-lobed; male flowers campanulate, racemose, the petals ca. 8 mm long; female flowers rotate, in corymbs, petals ca. 2 mm long, style 3- to 4-lobed, stamens 3. Fruit round, green to black at maturity, 7–10 mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to WA, ID, MT, UT; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Yards, gardens and climbing on riparian shrubs and trees; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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