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Dwarf Hesperochiron - Hesperochiron pumilus


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 9

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General Description
Sometimes short-rhizomatous. Leaf blades hirsute on margins and upper surface, 1–4 cm long, lanceolate to oblanceolate; ca. as long as the petioles. Flowers: peduncles 1–5 cm long; calyx 5–9 mm long; corolla rotate, white with purple lines, 7–12 mm long; tube much shorter than the lobes (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Moist to wet, non-calcareous meadows; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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