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Linearleaf Phacelia - Phacelia linearis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, simple or branched, 5–40 cm. Herbage strigose, hirsute; stems puberulent. Leaves cauline, short-petiolate; blades lanceolate to linear, 1–5 cm long, often with 1 or 2 pairs of basal lobes. Inflorescence a crowded cluster of few-flowered, axillary and terminal cymes. Flowers: calyx hispid, 5–7 mm long, enlarged in fruit; corolla rotate-campanulate, lavender, 8–12 mm long, lobes 4–6 mm long; stamens exserted; style short-branched, exserted. Seeds numerous, reticulate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to AB south to CA, UT and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 95

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe, dry open forest; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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