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Longleaf Stitchwort - Stellaria longifolia


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Glabrous perennial forming loose mats. Stems prostrate to ascending, scabrous on the angles, 10–35 cm. Leaves linear, 1–5 cm long, minutely scabrous on the margins. Inflorescence a terminal, bracteate, spreading cyme. Flowers: sepals ovate, weakly 3-veined, 2–4 mm long; petals equaling the sepals; stamens 5 to 10. Capsule 3–6 mm long, opening by 6 slits (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumpolar south to CA, AZ, MO, and SC (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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Longleaf Stitchwort — Stellaria longifolia.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from