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Johnston's Stickseed - Hackelia patens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Perennial from a simple or branched caudex. Stems erect, 15–50 cm. Herbage strigose. Leaves: basal linear-oblanceolate to oblanceolate, 2–15 cm long. Flowers: calyx 2–4 mm long; corolla bluish-white, 3–4 mm long, 5–9 mm across the limb with yellow, pubescent fornices. Nutlet body 2–3 mm long; prickles distinct; dorsal face hirsute with few minute prickles (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Sandy or gravelly soil of slopes in sagebrush steppe, open forest; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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