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Bering Sea Chickweed - Cerastium beeringianum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Caespitose perennial similar to C. arvense forming small mats with glandular foliage. Stems trailing to erect, 4–12 cm. Leaves oblong to narrowly elliptic, 5–15 mm long, rarely fascicled. Inflorescence glandular, few-flowered. Flowers: sepals 4–7 mm long; petals 6–10 mm long. Capsule 8–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to NL south to CA, AZ, CO; Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Turf, talus, exposed ridges, moraine, more common on limestone; alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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