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Tall Pussytoes - Antennaria anaphaloides


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5
* (see State Rank Reason below)

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

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Common and widespread across portions of western and central Montana. See rank details.
  • Details on Status Ranking and Review
    Tall Pussytoes (Antennaria anaphaloides) Conservation Status Review
    Review Date = 09/29/2014
    View State Conservation Rank Criteria
    Population Size

    Score0 - Large: Generally >100,000 individuals.

    Range Extent

    Score0 - Widespread species within Montana (occurs in 5% or more of the state or generally occurring in 6 or more sub-basins.) as well as outside of Montana.

    Area of Occupancy

    Score0 - High: Occurs in >25 Subwatersheds (6th Code HUC’s).

    Environmental Specificity

    Score0 - Low: Species is a generalist that occurs in a variety of habitats and/or is tolerant of disturbed or degraded habitats (C -Values of 1-4).

    Trends

    ScoreNA - Rank factor not assessed.

    Threats

    Score0 - Low: Impacts, if any, to the species are expected to be minor or insignificant (affecting <10% of populations) in severity, scope and immediacy.

    CommentNo widespread threats exist.

    Intrinsic Vulnerability

    Score0-1 - Low to Moderate Vulnerability.

    Raw Conservation Status Score

    Score 0 to 1 total points scored out of a possible 16.

 
General Description
Rhizomatous, non-stoloniferous. Stems erect, 6–50 cm. Basal leaf blades oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, 3–12 cm long, 3- to 5-nerved. Stem leaves linear to narrowly lanceolate, 1–8 cm long, usually flagged. Inflorescence corymbiform with numerous heads. Involucre: female 4–8 mm high; male 4–6 mm high. Phyllaries brown at the base contrasing with a white upper portion. Corolla female 2–5 mm long; male 1.5–3 mm long. Pappus 3–5 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to OR, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 10

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Habitat
Grasslands, meadows, open forest; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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