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Northern Stickseed - Hackelia deflexa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Taprooted annual. Stems simple, erect, 15–75 cm. Herbage strigose, hirsute on the stems. Leaves mostly cauline, 2–15 cm long, oblong below, lanceolate to elliptic above. Flowers: calyx 1–2 mm long; corolla blue, ca. 2 mm long, 2–3 mm across the limb. Nutlet body 2–3 mm long; marginal prickles distinct; dorsal face mostly unarmed (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

plants are variety americana (A. Gray) Fernald & I.M.Johnston.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to WA, ID, CO, IA and VT (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Thickets, riparian woodlands, open forest; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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