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Wild Parsley - Musineon divaricatum

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Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Subacalescent, often with a short pseudoscape. Herbage glabrate. Leaves subopposite; blades ovate in outline, 2–12 cm long, pinnate with sharply lobed leaflets; ultimate segments crowded, 3–10 mm long. Umbels: peduncles ascending, 1–10 cm long, ca. as long as the leaves; rays 1–2 cm long; involucel bracts, 1–7 mm long, scarious-margined. Flowers yellow. Mericarps 2–4 mm long, scabrous; oil tubes 3 to 4 per interval (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

General Distribution
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Distribution Comments
AB, SK south to NV, WY and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 15

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Habitat
Often stony soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe, woodlands; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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Citation for data on this website:
Wild Parsley — Musineon divaricatum.  Montana Field Guide.  Montana Natural Heritage Program.  Retrieved on August 1, 2014, from http://FieldGuide.mt.gov/detail_PDAPI1C010.aspx
 
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