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Diffuse Groundsmoke - Gayophytum diffusum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems erect, 10–40 cm, with ascending branches. Herbage glabrate. Leaves spreading, 1–4 cm long. Petals 1–3 mm long. Capsule ascending, 5–20 mm long, glabrous to pubescent; pedicels 2–6 mm long; seeds 3 to 18, glabrous to puberulent, vertical, staggered between locules (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
BC, MT, south to CA, AZ, NM, CO and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Open slopes in grasslands, sagebrush steppe, forest, roadsides; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Citation for data on this website:
Diffuse Groundsmoke — Gayophytum diffusum.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from