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Smooth White Violet - Viola macloskeyi


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4
* (see State Rank Reason below)

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

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Numerous collections from western Montana at MONTU. Though widespread in western Montana in appropriate habitat, usually not abundant.
 
General Description
Plants mostly glabrous, rhizomatous, stoloniferous. Stems lacking; peduncles 2–9 cm. Leaf blades 1–3 cm long, broadly cordate to reniform with crenulate margins; stipules lanceolate, glandular-toothed. Flowers white, 8–12 mm long; the lower petals with purple lines; the lateral pair mostly glabrous; spur 2–3 mm long; style glabrous. Capsule 3–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to NL south to most of U.S. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 15

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Habitat
Fens, wet meadows, along streams; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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