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Longleaf Fleabane - Erigeron corymbosus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Taprooted perennial with a slender-branched caudex. Stems ascending to erect, 10–40 cm. Herbage short-hirsute, often minutely glandular. Leaves basal and cauline; blades linear-lanceolate to oblanceolate, entire, 6–16 cm long, the largest with 3 veins, becoming linear above. Heads radiate, 1 to 10. Involucres hemispheric, 4–7 mm high; phyllaries in 2 to 3 series, short-hirsute, minutely glandular. Rays 35 to 65, blue; ligules 6–11 mm long. Disk corollas 3–5 mm long. Achenes 2–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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