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Stemless Mock Goldenweed - Stenotus acaulis
Other Names:  Haplopappus acaulis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Mat-forming. Stems simple, erect, subscapose, 2–12 cm, mostly glabrate. Leaves mainly basal; blades oblanceolate 1–4 cm long, mostly glabrate, sometimes minutely ciliate, becoming linear on the stem. Involucres 7–12 mm high; phyllaries lanceolate, acute, white below with green tips, glabrous, viscid. Rays 5 to 13; ligules 5–11 mm long. Disk corollas 5–8 mm long, glabrous. Achenes 2–5 mm long, sometimes glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 133

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated, often shallow soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe, coniferous woodlands, rock outcrops, more common in calcareous soil; plains, valleys to rarely alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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