Rose Meadowsweet - Spiraea splendens
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Rhizomatous. Stems 50–100 cm, glabrous to pubescent, light brown. Leaf blades 2–6 cm long, glabrous, glandular-serrate above, entire near the base, green above, paler beneath. Inflorescence hemispheric, 15–50 mm across. Flowers: sepals ca. 1 mm long; petals rose, ca. 2 mm long. Follicles 2–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
BC, AB south to OR, ID and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Stony soil of open forest, rock outcrops, moist meadows, avalanche slopes, often along streams, lakes; subalpine, rarely montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.