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Pale Agoseris - Agoseris glauca


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Perennial 8–50 cm. Leaves linear to oblanceolate, 3–35 cm long, entire or with 1 to 3 pairs of shallow lobes. Herbage glabrous to sparsely villous. Involucre 1–2 cm long; phyllaries linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, in 2 to 3 indistinct series, green, glabrous to villous, sometimes glandular, often darkened along the midvein. Rays yellow; ligules 6–22 mm long. Pappus 8–18 mm long. Achene body 4–9 mm long; beak 0.5–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety glauca or variety dasycephala (Torr.& A.Gray) Jeps.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to ON south to CA, AZ, NM, SD and MI (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 84

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Habitat
Grasslands, meadows, sagebrush steppe, turf; all elevations (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).)

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