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Little Tarweed - Madia exigua


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems erect, simple, 8–30 cm. Herbage hirsute, glandular above. Leaves linear, 8–30 mm long. Inflorescence: heads solitary on axillary stem tips. Involucre globose, 2–4 mm high; phyllaries 4 to 8, hirsute, stipitate-glandular. Ray ligules ca. 1 mm long. Disk flowers solitary. Achenes 2–3 mm long, compressed with a curved beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Disturbed soil of grasslands, open forest, rock outcrops; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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