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Clasping Twisted-stalk - Streptopus amplexifolius


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 84

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Habitat
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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Clasping Twisted-stalk — Streptopus amplexifolius.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from