Western Bell-heather - Cassiope mertensiana
MNPS Threat Rank
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)
AK to AB south to CA, NV, ID and MT (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.