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Curve-pod Yellowcress - Rorippa curvisiliqua


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Taprooted annual to biennial. Stems prostrate to ascending, 3–30 cm long, branched with racemes terminal and from upper leaf axils. Leaves basal and cauline; the basal withering early; stem leaves oblanceolate, 1–5 cm long, pinnately lobed to deeply dentate, the terminal lobe largest. Vestiture of sparse, recurved hair on the stem. Petals yellow, 0.6–1.1 mm long, shorter than the sepals. Fruit a linear silique, 7–17 mm long, 0.8–1.5 mm wide, usually hispid on the sutures; style 0.1–0.4 mm long; pedicels spreading to ascending, 1–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK south to CA, NV and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Mud along shores of lakes, ponds, streams; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).)

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Curve-pod Yellowcress — Rorippa curvisiliqua.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from