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Chamisso's Miner's-lettuce - Montia chamissoi

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial producing sparsely leafy, bulblet-bearing stolons. Stems erect, 5–20 cm. Leaves all cauline, opposite, the blades oblanceolate, 1–5 cm long. Flowers: sepals 2–3 mm long; petals white to pink, 5–7 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Wet meadows, forested streambanks; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
AK south to CA, AZ, NM, disjunct in MN, IA, and PA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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Citation for data on this website:
Chamisso's Miner's-lettuce — Montia chamissoi.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from