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Long-stalked Stitchwort - Stellaria longipes


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Glabrous, rhizomatous perennial. Stems erect to trailing, 3–35 cm. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, 5–35 mm long, sometimes glaucous. Inflorescence a terminal, few-flowered cyme or flowers solitary. Flowers: sepals narrowly ovate, 3-veined, 3–5 mm long; petals 3–8 mm long; stamens 5 to 10. Capsule 4–6 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, NM, SD, and NY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Moist soil of meadows, talus slopes, along streams; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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