Racemed Groundsmoke - Gayophytum racemosum
MNPS Threat Rank
Stems erect, 2–15 cm, with ascending branches. Herbage glabrous. Leaves erect, 5–15 mm long. Petals ca. 1 mm long. Capsule erect, 6–12 mm long, barely flattened; pedicels 1–2 mm long; seeds 14 to 34, glabrous, vertical and end-to-end in each locule (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
WA to AB south to CA, NV, UT, CO and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Ament, R.J. 1995. Pioneer Plant Communities Five Years After the 1988 Yellowstone Fires. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 216 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Quire, R.L. 2013. The sagebrush steppe of Montana and southeastern Idaho shows evidence of high native plant diversity, stability, and resistance to the detrimental effects of nonnative plant species. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 124 p.