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Smooth Yellow Woodland Violet - Viola glabella


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Relatively common in western Montana in appropriate habitat.
 
General Description
Plants glabrous to puberulent, rhizomatous. Stems 5–20 cm. Leaf blades 3–9 cm wide, broadly cordate to reniform, with pointed tips and crenate margins; stipules ovate, rounded at the tip, 5–10 mm long. Flowers yellow, fading to white, 8–14 mm long; the lower petals with purple lines; the lateral pair bearded; spur 1–2 mm long; style short-hairy at the tip. Capsule ca. 5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to AB south to CA and MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 59

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Habitat
Moist to wet forest, thickets, often along streams, lakes; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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