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Boreal Stitchwort - Minuartia rubella
Other Names:  Arenaria rubella


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Plants tufted with glabrous to usually glandular-hairy foliage. Stems erect, 2–10 cm tall. Leaves 3-veined, 3–10 mm long, rigid, apiculate. Flowers few, cymose; sepals 3-veined, lanceolate with papery margins, acuminate, 2–4 mm long; petals elliptic, as long or shorter than the sepals. Capsules longer than calyx (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumpolar south to CA, AZ, and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated, often stony soil of talus slopes, fellfields, gravel bars; valleys to alpine, more common higher (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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