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Glandular Scorpionweed - Phacelia glandulosa

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S3?
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Tends to grow on sparsely vegetated slopes, where it is probably currently secure.
 
General Description
Annual. Stems erect, often branched, 10–30 cm. Herbage malodorous, short-hirsute, brown-stipitate-glandular. Leaves basal and cauline, the blade linear-lanceolate, 2–10 cm long, deeply pinnately divided into ovate, crenate to lobed lobes. Inflorescence terminal and axillary cymes. Flowers: calyx glandular, 3–4 mm long; corolla campanulate, purple, 5–8 mm long, lobes 3–5 mm long; stamens glabrous, exserted; style exserted, divided >1/2-way. Seeds 2 to 4, grooved, pitted (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Eroding soil of slopes in sagebrush steppe; montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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