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False Solomon's-seal - Smilacina racemosa
Other Names:  Maianthemum racemosum

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems 20–80 cm. Leaves 7–15 cm long. Inflorescence a branched, pyramidal panicle with numerous flowers. Flowers: tepals 1–1.5 mm long; filaments petal-like, longer than the tepals. Berry red, 4–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range

Year-round
 


Range Comments
NT to NL south to CA, AZ, NM, LA, MO and GA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1114

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Habitat
Open forest, thickets, woodlands, avalanche slopes; plains, valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
    • Steerey, W. F. 1979. Distribution, range use and population characteristics of Mule Deer associated with the Schafer Creek winter range, Bridger Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 119 p.
    • Stoecker, R.E. 1967. A population study of five species of small rodents in the Bridger Mountains of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 32 p.
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