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Oppositeleaf False Bahia - Picradeniopsis oppositifolia
Other Names:  Bahia oppositifolia


Global Rank: G5?
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems erect, 10–20 cm, usually branched. Herbage with minute, sessile glands, densely strigose. Leaves cauline, petiolate, mostly opposite; blades 1–3 cm long, deeply divided into 3(to 5) linear lobes; the basal rarely entire. Inflorescence terminal with 1 to several heads. Heads radiate; involucre hemispheric, 4–6 mm high; phyllaries 5 to 10, ovate, subequal, green with hyaline margins, strigose; receptacle glabrous. Ray flowers 3 to 6, female, yellow; ligules 3–5 mm long. Disk flowers 30 to 60, perfect, orangish, glandular; corolla 2–4 mm long; throat much wider than tube. Pappus of 8 to 10 short, narrowly ovate scales. Achenes glandular, obconic, 3–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT to ND south to AZ, NM and TX (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 9

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Habitat
Clayey, often compacted soil of grasslands, steppe, badlands, roadsides; plains (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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