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White-flower Willowherb - Epilobium lactiflorum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Perennial with fine, white roots. Stems ascending, 5–30 cm with fine lines of hair from the leaf bases. Herbage glabrate. Leaves opposite, petiolate to sessile; the blades lanceolate to ovate, 1–4 cm long, entire. Inflorescence a few-flowered raceme, nodding in bud. Flowers white to light pink; hypanthium 1–2 mm long; sepals sparsely glandular-pubescent, 2–3 mm long; petals 3–8 mm long. Capsule long-pedicelate, 2–6 cm long, glandular-hairy; seeds minutely reticulate with a deciduous coma (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, CO and NH (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Wet meadows, cliffs, streambanks, roadsides; upper montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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White-flower Willowherb — Epilobium lactiflorum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from