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Rose Meadowsweet - Spiraea splendens
Other Names:  Spiraea densiflora


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, AB south to OR, ID and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
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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