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Green-flower Wintergreen - Pyrola chlorantha


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
Leaves to 6 cm long; blade ovate to orbicular, to ca. 3 cm long, apex rounded to obtuse, base rounded, margin mostly entire; petioles ca. as long as the blade. Flowering stems to 28 cm; racemes 2–9 cm long, usually with fewer than 10 flowers; Flowers: petals white, tinged with green (greenish in bud). Capsules ca. 7 mm broad (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, AZ, NM, NE, MN, MI, OH, VA and RI (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 40

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Habitat
Well drained, upland slopes of coniferous forests; montane, subalpine (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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