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Arctic Pearlwort - Sagina saginoides


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Plants forming small tufts. Stems 1–10 cm, ascending from a basal rosette. Leaves 5–10 mm long without axillary fascicles. Flowers: sepals 5, green to purple with white margins, 2–3 mm long, erect when mature; petals mostly 5,1–2 mm long. Capsule longer than the sepals (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Moist, sparsely vegetated soil of meadows, cliffs, rock outcrops, often along streams; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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