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Nagoonberry - Rubus arcticus
Other Names:  Rubus acaulis

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Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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General Description
Stems herbaceous, unarmed, glabrous to sparsely hairy, 5–20 cm. Leaves with 3 ovate leaflets, glabrous above, sparsely hairy beneath, 15–50 mm long; stipules narrowly ovate, entire. Flowers solitary on stem tips; hypanthium glabrous, 3–4 mm long; sepals narrowly lanceolate, 5–8 mm long, puberulent; petals erect, pink to red, 8–13 mm long. Fruit a red, globose raspberry ca. 1 cm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

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Habitat
Hummocks in Sphagnum fens, spruce swamps; montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Citation for data on this website:
Nagoonberry — Rubus arcticus.  Montana Field Guide.  Montana Natural Heritage Program.  Retrieved on October 25, 2014, from http://FieldGuide.mt.gov/speciesDetail.aspx?elcode=PDROS1K0L0
 
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