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Chamisso's Miner's-lettuce - Montia chamissoi


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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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).

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).

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Chamisso's Miner's-lettuce — Montia chamissoi.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from