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Narrowleaf Goosefoot - Chenopodium leptophyllum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems erect, branched, farinose, 5–50 cm. Leaf blades farinose beneath, somewhat fleshy, linear, 5–30 mm long, 1-veined with entire margins. Inflorescence glomerules in terminal and axillary panicles. Flowers: calyx segments 5, distinct to the base, ca. 1mm long; stamens 5. Seed flattened-globose, smooth to lightly wrinkled, ca. 1mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
In MT across much of the state excluding the Hi Line; AK to SK south to CA, NM, and TX (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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Habitat
Often sandy soil of grasslands, steppe; plains, valleys, rarely to treeline (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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