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Piper's Anemone - Anemone piperi


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4?
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Common and widespread in moist forests of western Montana.
 
General Description
Stems 10–25 cm from ascending rhizomes. Leaves solitary or absent, sparsely hairy to glabrous; the blade with 3 oblanceolate, lobed or toothed leaflets 2–6 cm long. Inflorescence 1-flowered, subtended by 3 leaf-like, petiolate, trifoliolate bracts; the oblanceolate leaflets to 7 cm long. Flowers with 5 to 7 white sepals 7–15 mm long. Achenes in a globose head, short-hairy, 2–4 mm long; the beak 1 mm or less long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Endemic to central ID and adjacent BC, OR, MT, disjunct in UT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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Habitat
Moist coniferous forest; montane to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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