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Parry's Clover - Trifolium parryi


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Subacaulescent perennial from a branched caudex and thick taproot. Stems ascending, 1–5 cm. Herbage glabrate to brown-pubescent. Leaflets obovate, weakly serrulate, 1–3 cm long; stipules scarious, 5–15 mm long. Racemes above the leaves, globose, terminal, 15–25 mm long subtended by 6 to 12 scarious, ovate bracts. Flowers erect, purple, 11–18 mm long; calyx glabrous; sepals linear-lanceolate, 2–5 mm long. Legume short-stipitate, glabrous, 5–6 mm long with 1 to 4 seeds (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety montanenese (Rydb.) S.L. Welsh.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

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Parry's Clover — Trifolium parryi.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from