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Whip-root Clover - Trifolium dasyphyllum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Subacaulescent perennial from a heavy taproot and branched crown . Stems ascending, 1–3 cm. Herbage strigose to sericeous. Leaflets narrowly lanceolate to oblanceolate, entire, 7–20 mm long; stipules awn-tipped, ca. 10 mm long. Racemes globose, terminal, 10–25 mm long, long-pedunculate, not involucrate. Flowers yellow and purple, 10–15 mm long; calyx villous; sepals linear, 3–9 mm long, the lower the longest. Legume pubescent, 4–6 mm long with 1 to 3 seeds (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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