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Northern Bog Violet - Viola nephrophylla
Other Names:  Viola pratincola


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

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

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Numerous collections from Montana at MONTU, particularly from west of the continental divide. Though widespread in western Montana in appropriate habitat, usually not abundant.
 
General Description
Plants glabrous, without rhizomes or stolons. Stems lacking; peduncles 5–20 cm. Leaf blades 2–5 cm wide, broadly cordate with crenate margins; stipules narrow. Flowers 12–25 mm long, blue; the lower 3 petals white at the base, bearded; spur 2–3 mm long; style glabrous. Capsule 6–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)..

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to NL south to CA, NM, MN and NY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 39

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Habitat
Wet, organic soil of meadows, marshes, fens; plains, valleys and montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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