Howard's Forget-me-not - Eritrichium howardii
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Stems erect to ascending, 1–9 cm. Herbage densely silvery-strigose. Leaves 5–20 mm long, acute. Flowers: calyx 3–4 mm long; corolla 4–5 mm long, the limb 5–9 mm wide. Nutlets ca. 2 mm long, dorsally smooth or minutely muricate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Regional endemic of northern Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.
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Gravelly, calcareous soil of exposed ridges and flats in grasslands, woodlands; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.