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White-head Mule's-ears - Wyethia helianthoides


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Stems 10–40 cm. Herbage villous. Leaves: basal petiolate; blades lanceolate to elliptic, 6–20 cm long; stem leaves petiolate, smaller . Involucres 15–20 mm high, hemispheric; phyllaries ciliate. Disk corollas 8–10 mm long. Rays 13 to 25, white; ligules 2–4 cm long. Achenes 9–11 mm long, strigose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
OR, ID, MT, NV and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Meadows, sagebrush steppe, often along streams; montane, lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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White-head Mule's-ears — Wyethia helianthoides.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from