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African Adder's-mouth - Malcolmia africana

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Annual. Stems 5–30 cm, often branched. Leaves cauline, petiolate; blade lanceolate to oblanceolate, dentate, 4–8 cm long. Vestiture of branched hairs. Inflorescence a raceme, ebracteate above. Flowers pink to rose,; petals 6–10 mm long, clawed. Fruit a straight or slightly curved silique, 4–6 cm long, erect or spreading on pedicels, ca. 1 mm long; seeds in 1 row per locule (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced to much of western N. America; native to north Africa (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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African Adder's-mouth — Malcolmia africana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from