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Borsch's Stonecrop - Sedum borschii
Other Names:  Sedum leibergii

Potential Species of Concern
Native Species

Global Rank: G4?
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:

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General Description
Short-lived perennial. Stems ascending from short rootstocks, 4–12 cm. Leaves oval to obovate above, 2–6 mm long. Flowers 5-merous; petals yellow, broadly lanceolate, 5–7 mm long. Follicles spreading, glandular, 4–6 mm long; styles ca. 1 mm long, straight (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Ranges from central Washington south to northcentral Oregon and east to western Idaho and Montana.

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 3

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(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

Open, gravelly soil, talus and rock outcrops from montane to timberline zones.

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Borsch's Stonecrop — Sedum borschii.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from