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Mountain Tansymustard - Descurainia incana var. viscosa
Other Names:  Descurainia incisa ssp. incisa

Native Species

Global Rank: G5T3T5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:

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General Description
See description for the species.

Diagnostic Characteristics
Lesica (2012) indicates that variety viscosa can be distinguished by the others by the following combination of characters: pedicels of mature fruit spreading to widely ascending, stem and leaves with glandular pubescence.

Species Range

Range Comments
Widespread from BC and AB to CA and TX (Kartesz 2009).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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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.
    • Riegert, P.W. 1948. The field biology of Camnula pellucida Scud. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 69 p.
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