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Winged Pigweed - Cycloloma atriplicifolium


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Annual herbs with tomentose to glabrous foliage. Stems branched, erect, 5–80 cm. Leaves short-petiolate; blades 2–7 cm long, lanceolate to narrowly oblong with toothed margins. Inflorescence of interrupted spikes in an open, leafy panicle. Flowers perfect or female; calyx lobes 5, united to above middle, 2–4 mm across; stamens 5. Fruit a subglobose achene, enclosed in the wing-like calyx; the seed flat, horizontal, smooth, 1.5 mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)..

Range Comments
In MT one collection from Richland County; most of temperate N. America apart from the deep southeast and Pacific NW and NV (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Winged Pigweed — Cycloloma atriplicifolium.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from