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Fringed Quickweed - Galinsoga quadriradiata

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems 5–50 cm. Leaf blades 2–7 cm long. Heads: involucre 3–8 mm high with glandular hairs. Ray ligules 1–3 mm long. Disk flowers 15 to 35; corolla 1–3 mm long. Pappus 9 to 14 scales; those of disk flowers acuminate. Achenes 1–2 mm long, short-hairy (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to eastern U.S., southern Canada and adjacent northern states; native to tropical N. and S. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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