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Fremont's Goosefoot - Chenopodium fremontii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Stems erect to spreading, branched above, farinose, 10–60 cm. Leaf blades farinose beneath (sometimes sparse), ovate to triangular, often hastate, 1–4 cm long with entire or wavy margins. Inflorescence glomerules 1–2 mm across in interrupted terminal and axillary spikes. Flowers: calyx segments 5, distinct to the base, 0.7–1.0 mm long; stamens 5. Seed round, smooth, ca. 1 mm (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
In MT mostly western third of state and Yellowstone region; AB, SK south to CA, NM, TX, and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Open soil of outcrops, bare slopes and disturbed habitats; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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