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Western False Asphodel - Triantha occidentalis
Other Names:  Tofieldia glutinosa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

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

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General Description
Stems stipitate-glandular, 6–45 cm. Leaves 3–25 cm × 2–6 mm. Flowers in groups of 3; tepals 4–7 mm long. Capsule 5–8 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).



Lesica (2012) treats this species as Tofieldia glutinosa subspecies montana C.L. Hitchc.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to CA, ID and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Habitat
Wet meadows, fens, especially around lakes, streams, wet rock ledges; subalpine, alpine, uncommon lower (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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