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Bulbous Woodland-star - Lithophragma glabrum
Other Names:  Lithophragma bulbiferum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Stems 5–30 cm, often with purple bulblets in axils of upper leaves or inflorescence branches. Leaf blades glabrous below, sparsely hairy above, 5–20 mm wide, reniform, deeply 3-lobed and lobed again. Flowers 1 to 6, often replaced by bulblets; calyx cup-shaped, 2–4 mm long; petals white to pink, 5–8 mm long, mostly deeply 5-lobed. Capsule half exposed above hypanthium (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to CA, UT, CO and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Habitat
Meadows, vernally moist grasslands; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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