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Narrow-leaved Puccoon - Lithospermum incisum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Perennial from a branched caudex. Stems prostrate to erect, 5–25 cm, branched. Herbage strigose. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 1–5 cm long. Inflorescence leafy-bracteate, few-flowered racemes. Flowers: calyx 6–9 mm long; corolla yellow, 2–4 cm long, 7–12 mm across the limb; lobes erose; fornices present; style slightly exserted. Nutlets 3–4 mm long, shiny; basal scar rimmed (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC to ON south to UT, TX, MO, IN and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 53

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Habitat
Often sandy soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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