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Northern Mule's-ears - Wyethia amplexicaulis


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Stems 30–80 cm. Herbage glabrous, aromatic. Leaves: basal long-petiolate; blades lanceolate to elliptic, 20–40 cm long; stem leaves clasping, smaller. Involucres 2–3 cm high; the central hemispheric; others campanulate, smaller; phyllaries glabrous, resinous. Disk corollas 9–10 mm long. Rays 13 to 21, yellow; ligules 25–40 mm long. Achenes 8–9 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MT south to NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, riparian meadows; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Northern Mule's-ears — Wyethia amplexicaulis.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from