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Slender Whitlow-grass - Draba albertina
Other Names:  Draba stenoloba var. nana


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Taprooted annual or biennial with a simple caudex. Stems 3–25 cm, often branched. Basal leaves narrowly lanceolate, 5–25 mm long with entire to weakly denticulate margins. Stem leaves 0 to 3, lanceolate. Vestiture of sparse, simple and forked hairs. Petals yellow, 2–3 mm long. Fruit linear, erect to ascending, 5–13 × 1.5–2 mm, glabrous; style <0.2 mm long; lower pedicels 5–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK south to CA, NV and AZ (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated soil of grasslands, open forest, streambanks; montane and subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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