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Silvery Scurfpea - Pediomelum argophyllum
Other Names:  Psoralea argophylla


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems arising from rhizomes, 15–60 cm. Herbage densely appressed-sericeous. Leaflets 3 to 5, obovate, apiculate, 1–4 cm long. Stipules linear, 3–10 mm long. Racemes axillary, 2–9 cm long including the peduncle, as long as the leaves. Flowers blue, fading brown, 4–6 mm long; calyx densely sericeous, sepals lanceolate, 2–3 mm long; the lowest much longer. Legume tomentose, ca. 8 mm long; the beak 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 115

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