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Not Documented Global Rank
State Rank Reason below) C-value
Agency Status USFWS
State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Rosa blanda is not documented in Montana (MTNHP Status Review in 2016). It was included in the Flora of Montana (Rydberg 1900) based on a specimen collected by R.S. Williams (965) from "Columbia Falls"; however, the specimen has not been found. Since that time none of the major floras that cover Montana have included this plant (Booth 1966; McGregor et al. [eds.] 1977; Dorn 1984; McGregor et al. [eds.] 1986; and Lesica et al. 2012). Rosa blanda occurs in Saskatchewan, the Dakotas, and eastward (Lewis et al. in Flora of North America 2014). A conservation status rank is not applicable (SNA) because this plant is not known to occur in Montana.
Please refer to the State Rank Reason for its status and the following botanical literature for species identification
Flora of North America Published Floras On-line e-Floras Flora of the Great Plains
(McGregor et al. 1986).
Potential specimens should be provided to and verified at one of our State Herbaria
University of Montana (MONTU), Montana State University (MONT), or Montana State University-Billings (MSUB).
Literature Cited Above
Legend: View Online Publication Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. (FNA). 2014. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 9. Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc. 752 pp. Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p. McGregor, R.L. (coordinator), T.M. Barkley, R.E. Brooks, and E.K. Schofield (eds). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains: Great Plains Flora Association. Lawrence, KS: Univ. Press Kansas. 1392 pp. Rydberg, P. A. 1900. Catalogue of the Flora of Montana and the Yellowstone National Park. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, Volume 1, pp 1-492. Issued February 15th. New York. Additional References
Legend: View Online Publication Do you know of a citation we're missing? Booth, W. E. and J. C. Wright. 1966. Flora of Montana-Part II: dicotyledons. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. 305 pp. Dorn, R. D. 1984. Vascular Plants of Montana. Cheyenne, WY: Mountain West Publishing. 276 pp. McGregor, R. L., et al. 1977. Atlas of the flora of the Great Plains. Great Plains Flora Associations, Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa. 600 pp. Web Search Engines for Articles on "Smooth Rose"