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Kelsey's Cat's-eye - Cryptantha kelseyana


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Annual. Stems slender, usually branched at the base, 5–20 cm. Herbage appressed-hirsute, hispid. Leaves linear, 1–2 cm long. Inflorescence ebracteate or bracteate at the base. Flowers: calyx hispid, hirsute, 5–7 mm long in fruit; corolla ca. 2 mm long. Nutlets 4, lance-ovate, ca. 2 mm long; 1 smooth and slightly larger; the other 3 sparsely muricate; scar closed, widened at the base (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT, SK south to ID, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Kelsey's Cat's-eye — Cryptantha kelseyana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from