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Canada Buffaloberry - Shepherdia canadensis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Shrub 1–2 m. Stems unarmed; twigs brown-mealy, becoming gray. Leaf blades narrowly ovate, 2–10 cm long, green above, white- and brown-mealy beneath. Flowers: hypanthium brown-mealy, 2–4 mm long; sepals yellow-green on the inside, male ca. 1 mm long, female 1–2 mm long, stellate-pubescent at the base. Fruit red, ovoid, 5–7 mm long, insipid (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, AZ, NM, SD, NY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 178

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Canada Buffaloberry — Shepherdia canadensis.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from