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Dwarf Alpine Hawksbeard - Crepis nana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Taprooted perennial. Stems prostrate to ascending, 1–5 cm. Herbage glabrous, often glaucous. Leaf blades ovate to elliptic, 1–2 cm long, entire. Heads 5 to 30, often partially hidden among the leaves. Involucre cylindric, 6–10 mm high; phyllaries linear, glabrous, scarious-margined. Rays 5 to 12, often turning purplish; ligules 3–6 mm long. Achenes light brown, 4–9 mm long, narrowed above but not beaked (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, NV UT, CO; Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist, stony soil of moraine, talus slopes; alpine, rarely lower on streambanks (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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