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Chocolate Lily - Fritillaria atropurpurea


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

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Sporadically distributed across the state. Often occurring as scattered individuals, though occasionally more locally abundant.
 
General Description
Stems 10–60 cm. Leaves numerous, some nearly whorled, linear-lanceolate, 4–12 cm × 2–10 mm. Flowers 1 to 4, broadly campanulate; tepals mottled purple, brown, and yellow, lanceolate, 1–2 cm long. Capsule erect, obovoid, 6-winged, 15–20 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to ND, south to CA, AZ, NM and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, badlands, drier open forests, thickets; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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