Small-flower Prairie Wallflower - Erysimum inconspicuum
MNPS Threat Rank
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)
AK to NL south to OR, CO and MN (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Ament, R.J. 1995. Pioneer Plant Communities Five Years After the 1988 Yellowstone Fires. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 216 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Quire, R.L. 2013. The sagebrush steppe of Montana and southeastern Idaho shows evidence of high native plant diversity, stability, and resistance to the detrimental effects of nonnative plant species. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 124 p.
- Seipel, T.F. 2006. Plant species diversity in the sagebrush steppe of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 87 p.
- Simanonok, M. 2018. Plant-pollinator network assembly after wildfire. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 123 p.