Linearleaf Miner's-lettuce - Montia linearis
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Common and widespread in western Montana and scattered in central Montana.
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)
BC to SK south to CA, and AZ (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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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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- Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Martinka, R.R. 1970. Structural characteristics and ecological relationships of male blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus (Say)) territories in southwestern Montana. Ph.D Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 73 p.