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Mountain Tarweed - Madia glomerata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 2

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General Description
Stems erect, simple, 7–60 cm. Herbage villous, glandular above. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 1–5 cm long. Inflorescence of glomerules at stem tips. Involucre fusiform, 6–9 mm high; phyllaries 4 to 6, stipitate-glandular, villous. Rays 0 to 3; ligules 1–3 mm long. Disk flowers 1–5; corolla 3–5 mm long. Achenes compressed, beakless, 5–6 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to QC south to CA, AZ, NM, IA and MI (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 10

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Habitat
Vernally moist, disturbed soil in open woods, grasslands, shallow ponds, roadsides; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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