Meadow Popcorn-flower - Plagiobothrys scouleri
MNPS Threat Rank
Annual. Stems prostrate to ascending, 3–25 cm. Herbage strigose below; hispid in the inflorescence. Leaves 1–6 cm long. Inflorescence bracteate below. Flowers calyx 2.5–4 mm long, symmetrical; corolla 1.5–2.5 mm long, limb 2–3 mm across. Nutlets lanceolate, ca. 1.5 mm long, mostly glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to MB south to CA, NM and MN (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Drying mud around wetlands, streambanks, roadsides; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Cope, M.G. 1992. Distribution, habitat selection and survival of transplanted Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus columbianus) in the Tobacco Valley, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 60 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Rundquist, V.M. 1973. Avian ecology on stock ponds in two vegetational types in north-central Montana. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 112 p.