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Drummond's Rockcress - Boechera stricta
Other Names:  Arabis drummondii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Biennial or perennial with a simple or branched caudex. Stems 8–60 cm, terminal. Vestiture lacking or of sparse, sessile, 2-branched hairs at the base of the plant. Basal leaves narrowly oblanceolate with entire or weakly dentate margins, 2–6 cm long. Stem leaves narrowly lanceolate, auriculate-clasping. Flowers white to purplish; petals 6–10 mm long. Fruit 2–8 cm × 1–3 mm, erect and appressed to the stem; seeds in 2 rows per locule. (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, CO, OH and DE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated, often stony soil of meadows, grasslands, rock slides, open forest, often associated with local disturbance such as ground squirrel digging; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).)

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