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Plantain Goldenweed - Pyrrocoma uniflora
Other Names:  Haplopappus uniflorus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems ascending, 5–30 cm, sparsely villous to tomentose. Leaf blades linear-oblanceolate to lanceolate, entire to serrate, 3–15 cm long, sparsely tomentose, sessile on the stem. Heads mostly solitary, radiate; involucre hemispheric, 7–10 mm high; phyllaries in 2 series, subequal, lanceolate, green, villous. Rays 18 to 50; ligules 6–10 mm long. Disk corollas 5–7 mm long. Achenes 2–4 mm long, sericeous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety uniflora.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
NT south to CA, 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: 29

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Habitat
Moist to wet, usually calcareous meadows, turf; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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