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Small-flower Prairie Wallflower - Erysimum inconspicuum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Biennial or short-lived perennial; caudex often clothed in old leaf bases. Stems simple or branched, 12–70 cm. Leaves: the basal withered by flowering; stem leaves linear to oblanceolate, 1–9 cm long with entire margins. Petals 6–12 mm long. Fruit erect-ascending, 3–6 cm × 1–2 mm, weakly 4-angled, pubescent; pedicels ascending, 5–10 mm long; style 0.8–1.5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 84

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Habitat
Grasslands, meadows, open slopes; plains, valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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