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Alpine Forget-me-not - Eritrichium nanum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Stems erect to ascending, 1–10 cm. Herbage sericeous. Leaves 4–10 mm long, rounded at the tip; hairs denser toward the tip. Flowers: calyx 2–2.5 mm long; corolla 2–4 mm long, the limb 4–8 mm wide. Nutlets ca. 2 mm long, smooth (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety elongatum (Rydb.) Cronquist.

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Circumpolar south to OR, UT and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 20

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