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Short-ray Fleabane - Erigeron lonchophyllus
Other Names:  Trimorpha lonchophylla


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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

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General Description
Short-lived, fibrous-rooted perennial. Stems erect, 3–35 cm, sometimes branched above. Herbage villous-hirsute, eglandular. Leaves basal and cauline; blades oblanceolate, 1–8 cm long, entire, linear above. Heads 1 to 12, radiate. Involucres turbinate, 4–10 mm high; phyllaries in 2 or 3 series, eglandular, sparsely villous, often purple-tipped. Rays white, 70 to 130, erect; ligules filiform, 1–3 mm long, inconspicuous. Disk corollas slender, 3–5 mm long. Achenes ca. 1.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to QC south to CA, AZ, NM, NE and MI (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Habitat
Wet soil along ponds, streams, wetlands; plains, valleys, montane, rarely subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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