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Spring Coralroot - Corallorhiza wisteriana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 9

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General Description
Stems yellow to purplish, 10–30 cm. Inflorescence with 5 to 20 flowers; bracts 0.5–4 mm long. Flowers: sepals slender, purplish; 6–9 mm long; upper petals clustered with the upper sepal, arching over the column; lip petal 5–7 mm long, unlobed, with a fringed margin and sometimes a few tiny spots. Capsule 8–10 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
ID to NY south to AZ, NM, TX, AL, FL and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

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Habitat
Moist to dry coniferous forest, often under Douglas fir on calcareous soils; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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