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Naked Mitrewort - Mitella nuda


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
Stems 5–20 cm. Leaf blades 1–4 cm wide, suborbicular, with crenate or shallowly lobed margins. Inflorescence of 3 to 10 flowers maturing upward. Flowers saucer-shaped; calyx purplish, 2–4 mm wide, the lobes spreading; petals 2–3 mm long with 3 to 4 pairs of lobes; stamens 10. Capsule half exposed above the hypanthium (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Widespread in northeastern North America and Asia, spotty distribution in northwestern North America.

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 166

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Habitat
Wet riparian forest, often beneath spruce, growing with species of horsetails (Equisetum); valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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