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Umbellate Stitchwort - Stellaria umbellata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Glabrous, rhizomatous perennial. Stems ascending to erect, slender, branched, 1–25 cm. Leaves lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, petiolate below, 5–15 mm long. Inflorescence open, terminal and axillary, scarious-bracted, umbellate cymes. Flowers: sepals glabrous, green to purple, 2–3 mm long, lanceolate, obscurely 3-veined; petals absent; stamens 5. Capsule 3–5 mm long, opening by 6 slits (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK and NT south to CA, AZ, NM; Asia (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
Moist, often mossy soil of cliffs and along streams, ponds; subalpine, alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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