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Lance-pod Whitlow-grass - Draba lonchocarpa
Other Names:  Draba nivalis [misapplied]


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Perennial from a simple or few-branched caudex. Stems simple, 3–10 cm. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 3–10 mm long, entire. Stem leaves usually absent. Vestiture of dense, stalked, stellate hairs. Petals white, 2–4 mm long. Fruit ascending, 5–20 × 1–2 mm, usually glabrous, often twisted; style 0.2–0.5 mm long; lower pedicels 2–10 mm long. Our plants are variety lonchocarpa (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to OR, ID and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist soil of cliffs, tundra, cool slopes, talus, shade of boulders; upper subalpine to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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