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Nuttall's Povertyweed - Monolepis nuttalliana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 2

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General Description
Annual herbs with sparsely farinose, succulent foliage. Stems prostrate to ascending, 5–30 cm. Leaves petiolate, the blade lanceolate, hastate, 1–3 cm long. Inflorescence glomerules in axils of reduced upper leaves. Flowers perfect or female; perianth segment 1, 1 mm long; stamen 1. Fruit: a utricle 1–1.5 mm long, the pericarp easily separating from the smooth black seed (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
In MT essentially statewide; AK to MN, south to CA, TX, and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 88

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Habitat
Moist, often saline or alkaline, sandy to fine-textured soil of wetlands, pond margins, badlands, disturbed pastures, agricultural fields, gardens, roadsides; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Nuttall's Povertyweed — Monolepis nuttalliana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from