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Side-flower Mitrewort - Mitella stauropetala

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5
C-value: 6


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General Description
Stems 15–40 cm. Leaf blades 2–9 cm wide, ovate to suborbicular with crenate margins. Inflorescence of 6 to 35 secund flowers, maturing upward. Flowers obconic; calyx 2–3 mm wide; the lobes yellow-glandular, erect with spreading tips; petals white to purple, 3–4 mm long with 3 linear lobes; stamens 5, opposite the sepals (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MT south to UT and CO (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 50

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References
  • 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.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
    • Simanonok, M. 2018. Plant-pollinator network assembly after wildfire. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 123 p.
    • Simanonok, M.P. and L.A. Burkle. 2019. Nesting success of wood-cavity-nesting bees declines with increasing time since wildfire. Ecology and Evolution 9:12436-12445.
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