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Longleaf Hawksbeard - Crepis acuminata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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

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General Description
Taprooted perennial. Stems erect, 20–60 cm. Herbage sparsely tomentose. Leaf blades lanceolate, 5–20 cm long, pinnately lobed 1/2-way or more to the midvein into lanceolate, usually entire, often runcinate segments. Heads 30–80. Involucre cylindric, 7–12 mm high; phyllaries lanceolate, glabrous; the outer sometimes puberulent. Rays 5 to 10; ligules 6–9 mm long. Achenes pale brown, 6–9 mm long, not beaked (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MT south to CA, AZ, NM, NE and IA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 17

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

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