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Sweet Alyssum - Lobularia maritima

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Perennial. Stems decumbent, branched, 10–35 cm. Leaves cauline, linear, 1–6 cm long, entire. Vestiture grayish with appressed, dolabriform hairs. Inflorescence a simple, narrow, many-flowered raceme. Flowers white to pink; sepals 1–2 mm long; petals 2–3 mm long. Fruit elliptic, flattened, 2–4 mm long, sparsely hairy; pedicels 5–11 mm long; style 0.5 mm long; seeds 1 per locule (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced throughout temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Sweet Alyssum — Lobularia maritima.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from