Starry False Solomon's-seal - Smilacina stellata
MNPS Threat Rank
Stems 15–60 cm. Leaves 4–12 cm long, often folded. Inflorescence a simple, often zig-zag raceme with 3 to 12 flowers. Flowers: tepals 3–5 mm long; stamens shorter and narrower than tepals. Berry green with dark longitudinal stripes, 5–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to NL south to CA, AZ, NM, OK and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Grasslands, moist meadows, thickets, moist to dry, often riparian forest, woodlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Johnson, T. W. 1982. An analysis of pack and saddle stock grazing areas in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. M.Sc.Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 105 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.