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White-stem Frasera - Frasera albicaulis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stems erect, 10–40 cm from a branched caudex. Herbage glabrous to puberulent. Leaves: basal erect, linear-oblanceolate, 4–15 cm long; cauline shorter, linear. Inflorescence a compound raceme of several whorls, each subtended by opposite, linear bracts. Flowers white to light purple; sepals 4–6 mm long; corolla lobes ovate, 6–8 mm long, each with 1 gland at the base. Capsule ellipsoid, 10–15 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Montana plants are variety albicaulis.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 43

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