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Western Marsh Cudweed - Gnaphalium palustre


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Annual. Stems prostrate to ascending, usually branched at the base, 2–20 cm. Leaves basal and cauline, oblanceolate to oblong, 1–3 cm long. Glomerules axillary, barely surpassed by subtending leaves. Involucres 2–3 mm high; phyllaries brown, tomentose with rounded, white, scarious tips. Inner corollas ca. 1.5 mm long. Achenes ca. 0.5 mm long; pappus deciduous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Vernally moist soil around ponds, wetlands, roadsides; plains, valleys, lower montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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