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Blunt-fruit Sweet-cicely - Osmorhiza depauperata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems erect, often branched, 10–60 cm. Herbage glabrous to sparsely hirsute, non-aromatic. Leaves biternate; leaflets coarsely toothed to incised, 1–6 cm long. Umbels: peduncles becoming 6–12 cm long; rays spreading 2–12 cm long; involucre and involucel absent. Flowers white; stylopodium discoid. Mericarps hispid, 8–12 mm long, narrowly clavate, rounded at the tip (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, NM, MI, VT; S. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 21

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Habitat
Dry to moist forests, woodlands, often along streams; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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