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Desert Prince's-plume - Stanleya pinnata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Perennial herb with a woody, branched caudex. Stems erect or ascending, 30–80 cm. Leaves all cauline, petiolate, 5–15 cm long, lanceolate to elliptic, pinnately lobed to entire. Vestiture of sparse, simple hairs. Petals yellow, 9–14 mm long, hairy on the inner surface. Fruit curved, 4–8 cm long; the stipe short-hairy, 12–21 mm long; pedicels spreading, 6–10 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Montana has varieties pinnata and integrefolia (E. James) Rollins.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
OR to ND south to CA, AZ and TX (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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Habitat
Clay soil on open slopes of streambanks, badlands; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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