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Howard's Forget-me-not - Eritrichium howardii


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Regional endemic of northern Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.


Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 32

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Habitat
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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Howard's Forget-me-not — Eritrichium howardii.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from