Fivestamen Mitrewort - Mitella pentandra
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)
AK to AB south to CA and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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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- Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Simanonok, M. 2018. Plant-pollinator network assembly after wildfire. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 123 p.