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Soft-hairy False Gromwell - Onosmodium molle

Native Species

Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Perennial from a woody, branched caudex. Stems ascending to erect, simple, 30–70 cm. Herbage densely hirsute, hispid. Leaves cauline, sessile, lanceolate, 3–8 cm long. Inflorescence branched, bracteate, terminal, helicoid cymes. Flowers: calyx hispid, deeply divided into unequal segments, 6–12 mm long; corolla villous, white with green lobes, tubular-funnelform, 12–14 mm long, lobes 2–3 mm long; fornices absent; anthers at the top of the tube; style exserted; anthers and style maturing before the corolla opens. Nutlets 1–4, ovate, smooth, 3–5 mm long; scar basal without a rim (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety occidentale (Mack.) I.M.Johnst.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to MB, NY south to TX, MO and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Grasslands, woodlands; plains, valleys to montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • McGregor, R.L., coordinator, and T.M. Barkley, R.E. Brooks, and E.K. Schofield, eds.: Great Plains Flora Association. 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Lawrence, KS: Univ. Press Kansas. 1392 pp.
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    • Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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