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Turpentine Wavewing - Cymopterus terebinthinus
Other Names:  Pteryxia terebinthina


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

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General Description
Subacaulescent with a woody, branched caudex. Herbage glabrous, aromatic. Leaves long-petiolate; blades 2–15 cm long, ovate in outline, tripinnate; ultimate segments crowded, linear to lance-ovate. Umbels solitary; peduncles 7–25 cm long, erect to ascending; rays unequal, 3–30 mm long; involucre absent; involucel bracts linear, scarious, 1–3 mm long, united at the base. Flowers yellow; sepals 0.5–1 mm long. Mericarps glabrous, ovate, 5–8 mm long; ribs with plane to wavy wings 0.5–1 mm wide; oil tubes 3 to 12 per interval (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

We have varieties albiflorus (Torr. & A. Gray) M.E. Jones and foeniculaceus (Torr. & A. Gray) Cronquist.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MT, south to CA, NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 18

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Habitat
Grassland, sagebrush steppe, woodlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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