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Long-stalk Hoary-cress - Lepidium appelianum
Other Names:  Cardaria pubescens

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems ascending to erect, 20–45 cm. Basal leaves lanceolate, 3–6 cm long, dentate. Stem leaves auriculate-clasping. Vestiture of sparse to dense, simple hairs. Flowers white; petals 2–4 mm long; stamens 6. Fruit obovoid, pubescent, rounded at the base, 2–4 mm long, not notched; style 0.5–1 mm long; pedicels 4–11 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced throughout temperate N. America; native to Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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