Clasping Twisted-stalk - Streptopus amplexifolius
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Stems erect, usually branched above, 30–100 cm. Herbage glabrate. Leaves clasping, 4–10 cm long. Inflorescence: solitary pendent flowers on jointed peduncles. Flowers yellow-green; tepals 6–12 mm long with spreading to recurved tips; stamens unequal; style barely 3-lobed. Berry yellow or red, 8–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Circumboreal south to CA, NM, MN and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Moist to wet forest, thickets, especially along streams, lakes; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Martinka, R.R. 1970. Structural characteristics and ecological relationships of male blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus (Say)) territories in southwestern Montana. Ph.D Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 73 p.
- Simanonok, M. 2018. Plant-pollinator network assembly after wildfire. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 123 p.
- Tuinstra, K. E. 1967. Vegetation of the floodplains and first terraces of Rock Creek near Red Lodge, Montana. Ph.D dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman 110 pp.