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Prairie-smoke - Geum triflorum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Rootstock branched, spreading belowground. Stems erect, pilose, 10–50 cm, with 1 pair of reduced, opposite leaves. Leaf blades 4–15 cm long, long-hairy, oblanceolate with numerous pinnate, lobed divisions. Inflorescence a mostly 3-flowered cyme. Flowers nodding; hypanthium cup-shaped; sepals erect, dark pink, 7–11 mm long with slightly longer bracteoles; petals cream, ca. as long as the sepals. Achenes ca. 2 mm long, short-hairy; style 2–5 cm long, plumose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to NL south to CA, NM, IL and NY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 263

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Habitat
Mesic grasslands, meadows, woodlands, turf; plains, valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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