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Linearleaf Miner's-lettuce - Montia linearis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Common and widespread in western Montana and scattered in central Montana.
 
General Description
Annual. Stems ascending to erect, 2–15 cm. Leaves all cauline, linear, 1–4 cm long. Flowers: petals white, 4–6 mm long; sepals 3–4 mm long, enlarging in fruit (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 16

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Habitat
Vernally moist, sparsely vegetated soil of grasslands, steppe, temporary wetlands, open forest, rock outcrops, roadsides; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Linearleaf Miner's-lettuce — Montia linearis.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from