Stenanthium occidentale


Stem weakly, upright, slender. Basal leaves 2–4, grass-like, 4–12 in. long. Flowers hang along top part of nodding stem, bronzy yellow to green bells spotted with purple, tips of petals curling back, fragrant. Grows in moist meadows, banks of shady streams, at low to subalpine elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--2 feet
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Bc To Ca, West Gorge, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, N Cascades Np
  • Native: Yes

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