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Starry False Solomon's-seal - Smilacina stellata
Other Names:  Maianthemum stellatum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, AZ, NM, OK and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 391

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Habitat
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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