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Desert wirelettuce - Stephanomeria runcinata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Rhizomatous. Stems erect, 5–30 cm, branched above. Leaves 2–9 cm long, linear-lanceolate with pinnate, recurved lobes; the basal present at flowering. Involucre 9–14 mm high. Rays 5 or 6; ligules 5–12 mm long. Achenes 3–5 mm long, bumpy (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB, SK south to UT, CO and, NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 25

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, pine woodlands; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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