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Waxy Spring-parsley - Cymopterus glaucus


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Stems solitary or few pseudoscapes 2–15 cm. Herbage glabrous and glaucous. Leaves whorled at the top of the pseudoscape; petioles dilated basally; blades 2–9 cm long, lanceolate to ovate in outline, bipinnate with crowded, lobed segments. Umbels solitary or few; peduncles 2–15 cm long; rays unequal, 5–30 mm long; involucral and involucel bracts linear, scarious, 1–3 mm long. Flowers yellow; sepals 0.5 mm long. Mericarps 5–7 mm long, elliptic, glabrous; wings ca. 0.5 mm wide, purplish; 3 or 4 oil tubes per interval (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Endemic to central ID and adjacent MT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 6

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Habitat
Gravelly soil of grasslands, open forest; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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