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Western Bell-heather - Cassiope mertensiana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems to ca. 20 cm. Leaves 2–4 mm long, rounded on the back (dorsal surface), margin entire, glabrous. Flowers to 10 mm long, pedicels short, elongating in fruit to ca. 15 mm. Capsule ca. 4 mm broad (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to AB south to CA, NV, ID and MT (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Western Bell-heather — Cassiope mertensiana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from