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Small Bugloss - Anchusa arvensis

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems erect, simple or few-branched, 30–80 cm. Leaves basal lanceolate to ovate, petiolate, becoming sessile above, 2–15 cm long. Flowers: bracts leaf-like; calyx ca. 5 mm long with acute lobes; corolla tube curved, 4–7 mm long, lobes unequal, 2–3 mm long. Nutlets erect, 2–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to North America.

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 0

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