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Granite Prickly-phlox - Leptodactylon pungens
Other Names:  Linanthus pungens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Openly branched subshrub. Stems ascending to erect, 10–30 cm. Herbage: stems glandular-puberulent, the leaves less so. Leaves with axillary fascicles, alternate below, 4–10 mm long, divided to the base into 3 to 9 linear segments. Flowers 5-merous, solitary in upper leaf axils; calyx 6–9 mm long; corolla tube 10–15 mm long; lobes 5–9 mm long. Capsule 3–5 mm long with 5 to 10 seeds per locule (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety pungens.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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