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Mountain Star-lily - Leucocrinum montanum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stemless, rhizomatous, fibrous-rooted perennial. Leaves basal, sheathing, linear, 5–15 cm × 2–5 mm, leathery. Inflorescence an umbel of several pedicellate flowers; peduncle and pedicels below ground. Flowers regular, white, tubular; tube 4–8 cm long; lobes spreading, lanceolate, 1–2 cm long; stamens included, inserted in the tube; ovary superior; style 3-lobed. Fruit an obovoid capsule, 5–7 mm long, subterranean (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

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Mountain Star-lily — Leucocrinum montanum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from