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Wood Whitlow-grass - Draba nemorosa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 2

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General Description
Annual from a simple caudex. Stems 4–30 cm, unbranched. Basal leaves ovate, 6–25 mm long, weakly dentate. Stem leaves several, ovate, denticulate. Vestiture of stalked-branched and sometimes simple hairs. Petals yellow, 1.5–2.5 mm long. Fruit spreading-ascending, 4–7 mm × 1.5–2 mm, puberulent; style up to 0.1 mm long; lower pedicels 9–20 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 52

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Habitat
Disturbed soil of grasslands, meadows, steppe, open forest, often associated with pocket gopher or ground squirrel digging; plains, valleys to montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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