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Louisiana Broomrape - Orobanche ludoviciana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems 2–5 cm above ground. Herbage purplish, glabrous to puberulent. Inflorescence a glandular, crowded, bracteate spike, raceme or panicle; pedicels ascending, 0–6 mm long. Flowers: calyx 8–14 mm long; sepals linear-lanceolate, 5–10 mm long; corolla 11–21 mm long, purple, yellow within the mouth, the lobes 2–5 mm long. Capsule 7–10 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MB south to Mexico, MO and IN (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
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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