Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes (Fernald) Reveal
Family: Liliaceae
twisted-stalk
[Streptopus longipes Fernald,  more]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Streptopus: from streptos for "twisted" and pous for "foot" or "stalk," referring to thread-like peduncles which bend near the middle
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb, stems finely hairy especially along margins and at the leaf nodes; from elongated rhizomes
Leaves: alternate, lance-like with pointed tips; stalkless, but not clasping
Flowers: pink streaked with dark red, 6-parted, 3/8" long, star to tubular shape, petal-like tepals separate and turning upward only near the tip; inflorescence only 1 flower above the nodes along the stem; blooms June-July
Fruits: rounded, reddish-purple to red, 1/4"-1/3" berry
Habitat: moderate moisture; forests; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Christopher Noll  
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Derek Anderson  
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Christopher Noll  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Christopher Noll  
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Derek Anderson  
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Christopher Noll  
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
Streptopus lanceolatus var. longipes image
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