Giant Rattlesnake-plantain - Goodyera oblongifolia
MNPS Threat Rank
Stems 15–40 cm. Leaf blades elliptic, 3–7 cm long, usually white-variegated with a white midvein. Inflorescence 5–13 cm long, spiraled or 1-sided; bracts 3–10 mm long. Flowers: lateral sepals 4–7 mm long; hood 5–8 mm long; lip petal 4–6 mm long. Capsule 7–10 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
BC to NL south to CA, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Hitchcock, C. L., A. Cronquist, M. Ownbey, and J. W. Thompson. 1969. Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest. Part I: Vascular Cryptogams, Gymnosperms and Monocotyledons. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. 914 pp.
- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.