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Skunk Polemonium - Polemonium viscosum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Tufted perennial from a simple or usually branched caudex. Stems erect, simple, 5–25 cm. Herbage densely glandular-villous. Leaves all or mostly basal; blades with 10 to 25 leaflets; leaflets deeply palmately divided giving the appearance of whorled leaflets; the 2 to 5 ovate lobes 1–6 mm long. Inflorescence a terminal, leafy-bracted cyme. Flowers: calyx 7–13 mm long; corolla funnel-form; tube 10–16 mm long, lobes 5–10 mm long; stamens and style ca. as long as the corolla (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, AB south to OR, NV and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 22

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