Naked Mitrewort - Mitella nuda
Stems 5–20 cm. Leaf blades 1–4 cm wide, suborbicular, with crenate or shallowly lobed margins. Inflorescence of 3 to 10 flowers maturing upward. Flowers saucer-shaped; calyx purplish, 2–4 mm wide, the lobes spreading; petals 2–3 mm long with 3 to 4 pairs of lobes; stamens 10. Capsule half exposed above the hypanthium (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
Widespread in northeastern North America and Asia, spotty distribution in northwestern North America.
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Wet riparian forest, often beneath spruce, growing with species of horsetails (Equisetum
); valleys, montane (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.