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Fivestamen Mitrewort - Mitella pentandra


Global Rank: G5?
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Stems 10–60 cm. Leaf blades 1–8 cm wide, suborbicular with crenate margins. Inflorescence of 5 to 25 flowers maturing upward. Flowers saucer-shaped; calyx 2–3 mm wide, the lobes spreading to reflexed; petals 1–3 mm long with 3 to 4 pairs of lobes; stamens 5, opposite the petals. Capsule almost completely inferior (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to AB south to CA and CO (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
Moist to wet forest, cliffs, stony wet meadows, often along streams, growing in moss; montane to upper subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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