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Narrow-petal Stonecrop - Sedum stenopetalum
Other Names:  Amerosedum stenopetalum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Stems erect or ascending, 2–15 cm, clustered from a short-branched caudex. Leaves all cauline, oblong, 4–20 mm long, flattened, rarely denticulate. Flowers usually 5-merous, often imperfect, red; petals ovate, 2–3 mm long. Follicles erect, 4–7 mm long; styles <1 mm long, divergent (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
British Columbia and Alberta south to Colorado and California (Scott 1997).


Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 115

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Habitat
Moist, stony soil of cliffs, exposed ridges, talus, turf; subalpine, alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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