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Streptopus streptopoides

Streptopus streptopoides (Ledeb.) Frye & Rigg

Small Twistedstalk

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: STST3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Orangish red.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Reddish purple with whitish to greenish tips.


USA: AL , ID , OR , WA
Canada: AB , BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Streptopus streptopoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Streptopus streptopoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Streptopus streptopoides


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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