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American Bugseed - Corispermum americanum
Other Names:  Corispermum hyssopifolium [misapplied]


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
Annual herbs. Stems reddish, ascending to erect, 15–60 cm. Leaves to 5 × 4 cm. Inflorescence with bracts narrowly ovate, 5–9 mm long, as wide or wider than the fruit. Fruit ovate, broadly winged, 3–4 mm long. Sand hills and sandy soil of grasslands, steppe; plains, valleys. Our plants are variety americanum (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
In MT in Cascade, Fergus, Valley, and Big Horn counties; throughout N. America (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
Sand hills and sandy soil of grasslands, steppe; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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