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Queencup Beadlily - Clintonia uniflora


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Scapose, rhizomatous perennials. Scape ascending to erect, 7–12 cm, long-hairy with 1 small bract. Leaves 2 to 3, basal; the blade 8–20 cm long, narrowly obovate, appressed pubescent beneath. Inflorescence 1(2) terminal flower. Flowers regular, campanulate, opening to star-shaped, white; tepals separate, lanceolate, 15–25 mm long; stamens shorter than tepals; anthers yellow; style barely 2-lobed. Fruit an ellipsoid, blue berry 6–13 mm long with 10 to 18 seeds (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 323

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Habitat
Moist coniferous forest; montane, lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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