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Naked-stem Hawksbeard - Crepis runcinata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Taprooted perennial. Stems erect or ascending, scapose, 10–60 cm. Herbage glabrous to sparsely hispid. Leaf blades ovate, 2–12 cm long, entire to shallowly, runcinately, pinnately lobed; cauline leaves reduced or absent. Heads 1 to 10. Involucre campanulate, 8–12 mm high; phyllaries linear-lanceolate, scarious-margined, glabrous or white stipitate-glandular. Rays 20 to 50; ligules 7–14 mm long. Achenes brown, 3–7 mm long, narrowed above or short-beaked (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are subspecies rucinata, hispidulosa (Howell ex Rydb.) Babc. & Stebbins, or glauca (Nutt.) Babc. & Stebbins.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 22

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Habitat
Meadows, moist grasslands, often adjacent to wetlands; plains, valleys, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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