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Lesser Wintergreen - Pyrola minor


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

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

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General Description
Leaves to 5 cm long; blades suborbicular to ovate, to ca. 3 cm long, apex and base rounded to obtuse, margin mostly entire; petioles shorter than the blades. Flowering stems to 19 cm; racemes ca. 3 cm long, 6- to13-flowered, crowded. Flowers: calyx lobes pinkish; petals white; style straight. Capsules ca. 5 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, MB, WI, MI, NY, ME and NS (Stickney in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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

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Lesser Wintergreen — Pyrola minor.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from