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Wormseed Wallflower - Erysimum cheiranthoides


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Annual. Stems simple or branched, 20–75 cm. Leaves: the basal withered at flowering; stem leaves narrowly lanceolate, 2–7 cm long with mostly entire margins. Petals 3–5 mm long. Fruit ascending, 15–25 × ca. 1 mm, weakly 4-angled; pedicels spreading, 5–12 mm long; style 0.5–1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 9

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Habitat
Disturbed soil of meadows, grasslands, woodlands, avalanche slopes and along streams, wetlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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