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Conoid Catchfly - Silene conoidea

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Pubescent annual. Stems erect, 20–50 cm. Leaves: basal oblanceolate, 3–5 cm long, quickly deciduous; cauline lanceolate, 1–5 cm long, united around the stem. Inflorescence a glandular, open, 1- to several-flowered cyme. Flowers: calyx narrowly ovoid, ca. 25-veined, 10–25 mm long; petals white to pinkish, the blade 5–10 mm long with erose margins and 2 minute appendages; styles 3. Capsule 8–20 mm long, opening by slits (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced to AB, SK south to CA, TX, MO; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Cultivated fields, disturbed grasslands, steppe; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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