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American Stitchwort - Stellaria americana


Global Rank: G3G4
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Glandular-hairy perennial from a slenderly branched caudex surmounting a taproot. Stems branched, trailing, 5–15 cm long. Leaves ovate, 1–3 cm long. Inflorescence a few-flowered, compact, terminal, leafy cyme. Flowers: sepals ovate, obtuse, 3–5 mm long; petals 4–8 mm long; stamens 5. Capsule 5–6 mm long, opening by 3 slits (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Endemic to MT and adjacent AB (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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Citation for data on this website:
American Stitchwort — Stellaria americana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from