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Snow-on-the-mountain - Euphorbia marginata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, 20–70 cm, unbranched below inflorescence. Herbage glabrous to sparsely villous. Leaves alternate, sessile, ovate to elliptic, 3–8 cm long, entire, acute, mucronate, whorled at the base of the umbel. Inflorescence a terminal, compound umbel with white-margined, leaf-like bracts. Cyathia 3–4 mm long, villous, with 4 white, reniforn glands. Capsule 4–6 mm long, pubescent (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
MT to MN south to NM and TX (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Snow-on-the-mountain — Euphorbia marginata.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from